Brutal, and yeah, if they were Amantia muscaria then they are not the same as the tryptamine containing psylocib/in based "normal" mushrooms most people would get their hands on for an introspective trip time. Un-documented weight into tea/glup is a fast way to end up in a complete disassociative state leading to **** like this: http://www.google.com.au/url?source=...h19744yO44VkRw
Amantia muscaria are associated with Siberian Shamanism, Scandanavian rituals -->? possible berserker potion they made up before battles (mmm, reindeer pee filter).
Very fucked up and sad thing to have happen.
I'm pretty interested in enthobotany, and have written a couple of papers on entheogens and their usage.