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Mushrooms

mushrooms

Basic Information

Summary

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.

Psychedelic

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.

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Common

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.

Dose

dose:
doseOral
Light0.5-1.5g
Common1.5-3.5g
Strong3.5g+

NOTE: Dosage ranges will vary between fungus strains. The doses given are for *dried* mushrooms, which are many times more potent by weight than those consumed when wet.

Duration

All ROAs
OnsetVaries
Duration4-6 hours
After-effects1-24 hours

Effects

visual distortion, color enhancement, sense of connectedness with nature, sense of well being, sense of wonder

Aliases

psilocybin
shrooms
mushroom
psylocybin

Half-life

1-4 hours

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Interactions

Caution

  • Cannabis
    • Cannabis has an unexpectedly strong and somewhat unpredictable synergy with psychedelics.
  • Amphetamines
    • Stimulants increase anxiety levels and the risk of thought loops which can lead to negative experiences
  • Cocaine
    • Stimulants increase anxiety levels and the risk of thought loops which can lead to negative experiences

Unsafe

  • Tramadol
    • Tramadol is well known to lower seizure threshold and psychedelics also cause occasional seizures.

Low Risk & No Increased Effects

Low Risk & Decreased Effects

References & Notes

General