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Psilocybin

Psilocybin is a psychoactive compound present in over 200 species of mushrooms, including the most commonly known psilocybe mushrooms. Psilocybin can also be produced as a synthetic psychedelic. It is being researched as a potential treatment for a wide variety of physical and mental health conditions and was recently designated Breakthrough Therapy status by the FDA for the treatment of depression. Browse all Psilocybin articles.

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Depression

Do Magic Mushrooms Treat Depression?

Medical Editor: Dr. Lynn Marie Morski, MD, Esq Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as magic mushrooms, grow naturally on every continent — except Antarctica. They are

Growing Magic Mushrooms
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How To Grow Magic Mushrooms

Why Do People Grow Shrooms? People grow magic mushrooms for many reasons. Namely, because home-grown mushrooms are preferable to the alternative. On one hand, the

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Psilocybin

What Happens During a Shroom Trip?

At risk of sounding cliche, anything can happen during a mushroom trip. The mind-manifesting quality of psychedelics can make for some very colorful experiences, and

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A Beginner’s Guide to Psilocybin

Medical Editor: Dr. David Cox, PhD, ABPP Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychoactive compound that can be found in over 200 species of mushrooms. Its

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