Psilocybin or magic mushrooms are found naturally and are consumed for their hallucinations. They belong to a group of drugs, known as psychedelics, because of changes in perception, mood, and experience of thought.
The major element found in magic mushrooms is psilocybin. When psilocybin mushroom is taken, it is converted in the body to psilocin, a chemical with psychoactive properties. For more information about magic mushrooms, you can visit https://www.buymushroomscanada.ca/product-category/magic-mushrooms/.
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Magic mushrooms look like common mushrooms. There are many different types of magic mushrooms. The most common ones in Canada are called the Golden Top, Blue Mean, and Liberty Cap. Magic mushrooms resemble poisonous mushrooms which can make a person very ill and can result in death.
Effects of magic mushrooms
There is no safe level of prescription use. The use of any medicine always carries some risk. It is important to use caution when taking any type of medicine.
Magic mushrooms can affect everyone differently, depending on:
- size, weight, and health
- whether the person is used to taking it
- whether other drugs are taken around the same time
- the amount is taken
- the strength of the mushroom (varies depending on the type of mushroom).
The effects of magic mushrooms usually begin within 30–10 minutes of eating, or within 5–10 minutes when taken as a soup or tea, and may last approximately 4–6 hours.