Psilocybin 101: History, legality, experience and “bad trips”

Psilocybin, magic mushrooms, shrooms—words you’ve likely heard, and all of which refer to the same thing. “Magic mushrooms” contain the psychoactive compound psilocybin. Psilocybin is naturally occurring, hence, produced in the mushroom (making the names interchangeable), and are capable of causing hallucinations, the ability to feel the universe in its entirety, or a sense that all things are connected and …

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Why 2020 will be a big year for magic mushrooms

Billions of investment dollars have poured into legal cannabis over the past few years, and given the surge of interest in alternative forms of medicine, specifically psychedelics, psilocybin (magic mushrooms), might be coming back in a big way. Psychedelic medical research entered a decline in the late 1960s once the recreational use of psychedelic drugs became stigmatized due to the …