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DMT in Classical Greece

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This quotation requires some context. Hofmann had suggested three possible sources of ergot sclerotia which could have been incorporated into the kykeon potion: Claviceps purpurea from either barley (Hordeum vulgare) or darnel (Lolium temulentum), or Claviceps paspali from knotgrass (Paspalum distichum). Hofmann preferred the C. paspali hypothesis because of its cleaner alkaloid profile, but Ruck preferred C. purpurea because its host plants have closer mythological ties to the Mystery. To that end, Ruck argued that we would not find any explicit references in ancient literature to