Of some, called teyhauinti, he wrote that they "caused not death but madness
that on occasion is lasting, of which the symptom is a kind of uncontrolled laughter . . . these are deep
yellow, acrid and of not a displeasing freshness. There are others again which, without inducing, bring
before the eyes all kinds of things, such as wars and the likeness of demons. Yet others there are not
less desired by princes for their festivals and banquets, and these fetch a high price. With night-long
vigils are they sought, awesome and terrifying. This kind is tawny and somewhat acrid."
Notwithstanding the relatively numerous and forceful Spanish reports ...