Fungi containing psilocybin, a prototypical psychedelic with similar effects to LSD, but with a shorter duration; also considered as being more confusing, introspective and entheogenic. Usually refers to psilocybe Mushrooms rather than Amanitas, which have different effects. Are considered physically safe if properly identified, which should always be done by an expert.
Psychedelics are drugs which alter the perception, causing a number of mental effects which manifest in many forms including altered states of consciousness, visual or tactile effects.Read more on TripSit Wiki...
Common drugs are those which are well known and widely used among the drug community. This doesn't necessarily mean they are safe, but it usually comes with a longer relative history of use in humans with which to establish a safety profile.
NOTE: http://www.shroomery.org/6257/Magic-Mushroom-Dosage-Calculator Is more accurate if you know the strain you have.
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|Effects||visual distortion, color enhancement, sense of connectedness with nature, sense of well being, sense of wonder|
No interaction information for Mushrooms
References & Notes
- A study done on psilocybin leads psychiatrists to believe there are implications that it may help to treat ptsd - http://bjp.rcpsych.org/content/200/3/238.short