n. a naturally-occurring, yet mildly-hallucinogenic substance identified as a tryptamine. It is isolated from the skin of toads (Genus Bufo). The chemical composition is similar to that of psilocin, and it is apparently detected in the urine of schizophrenic patients. See hallucinogen.

BUFOTENIN: "Bufotenin is a mild hallucinogen found not only in poisonous toad species but also in certain plant species such as mushroom and fungi."
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