The madremonte peasants describe the Madremonte in different ways: sometimes appears as a woman mossy and rotten, rooted in the swamps, who lives in the births of streams and near large stones. It usually appears in areas of tangles and maniguas, with leafy trees and jungle regions. Some describe it with sprouted eyes of candela, large fangs as the peccaries, long hands and an impressive expression of fury. He’s always dressed plants, leaves and vines. Sometimes it appears in the stubbles converted into one zarza dense moving notes with rabies to humans that pass through the jungle or mountains.
The Madremonte attacks when there are big storms, winds, floods and storms that kill the crops, crops and livestocks. The peasants have they heard their bellows and hellish screams on dark and stormy nights. Sometimes they listen to a sharp, deep and penetrating, moan which expands mysteriously into the manigua, amid Thunder, lightning and sparks. Some farmers believe that floods and storms of the rivers are due to that the Madremonte is bathing in the birth of the streams and for this reason are clouding the waters. Found multiple descriptions shown fantastic wealth that painted this legendary be having a relationship with the ecological of the inhabitants of the camps spirit, when still had not awakened his desire to wasteful end jungle to convert it into huge caturrales or crops of grass, where trees ceased to illuminate the landscape with the pride of their reverdecidos foliage. The patasola some farmers believe that the Patasola is the personification of a mother who killed her son and was sentenced to wander through the mountains. Another very popular version says that she was a beautiful woman very alleged by men, but by perverse and cruel, that he gave to the debauchery, and which, for this reason amputated you leg with an axe and threw it into the fire in a bonfire made of corn husks.