R. Gordon Wasson

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Person.png R. Gordon Wasson  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(banker, author, ethnomycologist)
R. Gordon Wasson.jpg
BornSeptember 22, 1898
DiedDecember 23, 1986 (Age 88)
Danbury, Connecticut, USA
ResidenceDanbury,  Connecticut,  USA
Member ofCouncil on Foreign Relations/Historical Members
Interestsmagic mushrooms

R. Gordon Wasson was a banker who became interested in magic mushrooms.


In the course of CIA-funded[5] research, Wasson made contributions to the fields of ethnobotany, botany, and anthropology.

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