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The first evidence of magic mushroom use goes as far back as 10,000 BCE, where cave paintings in Australia suggest that mushroom-induced trances were a part of indigenous culture there. More rock paintings in Spain suggest that magic mushrooms were known to prehistoric people around 4,000 BCE in Europe.