Jason R. Stenzel | Authors


Identification of Psychotropic Substances in Mushrooms by UHPLC/MS

Forensic laboratories face a daunting task to identify trace amounts of controlled substances in small samples of seized evidence. Unambiguous identification is required to meet the stiff challenge that is sure to be raised in the courtroom. Positive proof is especially difficult to establish if the controlled substance is hidden in a complex food matrix with a high content of sugars, fats, fatty acids, proteins, and alkaloids.