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Psilocybin Mushrooms

Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as psychedelic mushrooms, are mushrooms that contain the psychedelic compounds psilocybin and psilocin. Common colloquial terms include Magic Mushrooms or simply 'Shrooms'. Shrooms are used mainly as an entheogen and recreational drug whose effects can include euphoria, altered thinking processes, open and closed-eye visuals, synesthesia, an altered sense of time and spiritual experiences. Over 100 species are classified in the genus Psilocybe. Biological genera containing psilocybin mushrooms include Copelandia, Galerina, Gymnopilus, Inocybe, Mycena, Panaeolus, Pholiotina, Pluteus, and Psilocybe.Psilocybin mushrooms have likely been used since prehistoric times and may have been depicted in rock art and pre-Columbian historical materials in Mesoamerica. Many cultures have used these mushrooms in religious rites. In modern societies, they are used for spiritual reasons, and recreationally for their mood lifting and psychedelic effects.

Psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin have been of interest to psychologists due to their ability to induce altered states of intense well-being and profound personal significance. A recent study asked people, some who were psilocybin users and others who were not, about the best, most wonderful experiences of their...
Researchers say the drugs are much less harmful than alcohol, and banning them is a human rights issue because of their “spiritual” links.The Norwegian researchers also claim there is no link between LSD and magic mushrooms and mental health problems.They analysed information from more than 135,000 random people, including...
One of life’s greatest challenges is learning how to confront death, the unknown, the state of un-being. Psychedelic substances offer one way to come to grips with the void, and this study published in the Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics in 2012 looks at how the enlightenment brought...
Over the past few years, there have been many studies devised for the purpose of assessing the therapeutic potential of psilocybin, a serotonin receptor agonist that is naturally found in various species of mushrooms. Researchers have investigated the efficacy of psilocybin in treating various conditions such as substance addiction,...
I invite you to take a step back and clear your mind of decades of false propaganda. Governments worldwide lied to us about the medicinal benefits of marijuana.  The public has also been misled about psychedelics.These non-addictive substances- MDMA, ayahuasca, ibogaine, psilocybin mushrooms, peyote, and many more- are proven to...
Since 2010 I have been exploring what it means to cultivate a spiritual practice with psilocybin, otherwise known as “magic mushrooms.” I have since written two full-length books—Decomposing The Shadow (2013) and The True Light Of Darkness (2015)—and given several public presentations on the subject.The primary lesson I have gained...
Magic Mushroom Can Make You Permanently More Open Magic mushroom, psychedelic, psilocybin; these names come to mind when people think of the powerful mushroom that has the ability to dramatically change your perception of the world, reality and the universe. It turns out that science is beginning to prove that one...
If there’s any truth to Terence McKenna’s Stoned Ape theory, then human evolution may owe a great debt to psychedelic microdosing — the practice of taking a sub-perceptual dose (an amount too small to produce traditional psychedelic effects) of a substance such as LSD or psilocybin. As those who have...
Entering A Psychedelic State without Psychedelics: Inside Holotropic Breathwork.Holotropic breathwork is a mysterious and powerful method of healing and self-exploration that utilizes one’s environment and breathing technique to provide them with a profound and momentous experience of the mind.The development of holotropic breathwork was influenced by modern consciousness research...
Produced for the movie 'Terence McKenna's True Hallucinations', this short animated story is a glimpse into the mind of a 23-year-old Terence McKenna, spending the March of 1971 in the middle of the Amazon jungle, already steeped in Sci-fi and Taoism, with an imagination ignited by the psilocybin mushrooms...