Psilocybin. Psilocybin is Schedule I in the United States.
This means it is illegal to manufacture, buy, possess, or distribute without a DEA license. Not available by prescription. Fresh and dried psilocybin mushrooms are considered containers of Psilocybin, making them illegal to possess as well. Addictive Potential: None Emergency Room Visits Yearly: Unknown Mandatory Minimum Sentence: Unknown Mechanism of Action: agonist of the serotonin receptors primarily at 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C Overview: Psilocybin is also known as 4-phosphoryloxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine.
Mushrooms containing psilocybin and psilocin are available fresh or dried and are typically taken orally. Pharmacology: Trip Reports: Side Effects and Adverse Reactions: How To Grow Magic Mushrooms. Mushrooms How To Grow Magic Mushrooms Psilocybe cubensis Growing Technique (page 1) is recommended for people who have never grown magic mushrooms before because it is a very reliable way to grow magic mushrooms. The magic mushroom growers guide is also an excellent guide for first time magic mushroom growers. The first time you use the process you should follow the directions exactly and resist the temptation to innovate.
If you must innovate because you can not find a particular item or for some other reason, first check with someone that has experience to make sure you are not doing something crazy. A substrate consisting of brown rice flour, vermiculite, and water that will feed and supply water to our magic mushrooms is sealed in ½ pint jars and sterilized in a pressure cooker, or boiling water. After the mushroom substrate has been sterilized and has cooled, mushroom spores are added to the substrate using a syringe full of spore solution. Shroomery - Magic Mushrooms (Shrooms) Demystified. Psilocybin mushroom. Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as psychedelic mushrooms, are mushrooms that contain the psychedelic drugs psilocybin and psilocin.
Common colloquial terms include magic mushrooms and shrooms. Biological genera containing psilocybin mushrooms include Copelandia, Galerina, Gymnopilus, Inocybe, Mycena, Panaeolus, Pholiotina, Pluteus, and Psilocybe. About 40 species are found in the genus Psilocybe. Psilocybe cubensis is the most common psilocybin mushroom in subtropical areas and the black market. Psilocybin mushrooms have likely been used since prehistoric times and may have been depicted in rock art.
Many cultures have used these mushrooms in religious rites. History Early Archaeological evidence indicates the use of psilocybin-containing mushrooms in ancient times. Hallucinogenic species of the psilocybe genus have a history of use among the native peoples of Mesoamerica for religious communion, divination, and healing, from pre-Columbian times to the present day.
Psilocybin and the Concept of Natural Intelligence. In this article, I examine some of the new modes of thinking catalysed by a traditionally esteemed shamanic agent, namely the psilocybin mushroom.
I will argue that psilocybin can potentiate an eco-psychological experience in which an intelligent aspect to Nature can be directly ascertained. I will further argue that such an experience, such an insight into the intelligence inherent within Nature, has a significant curative role to play in our currently beleaguered relationship with the biosphere. An Ivy Trail Leads the Way Some months ago a close friend and I found ourselves camping in a wild place far from the hustle and bustle of the city. We were deep in the heart of Snowdonia, a region of Wales where there are, thankfully, many untouched areas of wilderness still to explore.
Thus it was that on one autumn evening I found myself flat on my back in perceptual ecstasy gazing up at the stars through the gently swaying branches of a lofty Welsh silver birch tree. SETI versus SATI. Psilocybin Mushrooms The Extraterrestrial Inflitration of Earth? INTENSITY: 3 to 7 for most experiences.
MATERIAL: There are dozens of species of mushrooms which contain the psychoactive alkaloids psilocybin/psilocin in active amounts. 99% of the psilocybin mushrooms I've seen sold on the underground market are the variety known as Psilocybe cubensis (also called Stropharia cubensis), and dosage levels discussed below pertain to this variety. Some species of psilocybin mushrooms contain up to 10 times as much psilocybin by weight as cubensis, producing an equivalent experience at a much lower dose. Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms) Seeking the Magic Mushroom. On the night of June 29-30, 1955, in a Mexican Indian village so remote from the world that most of the people still speak no Spanish, my friend Allan Richardson and I shared with a family of Indian friends a celebration of "holy communion" where "divine" mushrooms where first adored and then consumed.
The Indians mingled Christian and pre-Christian elements in their religious practices in a way disconcerting for Christians but natural for them. The rite was led by two women, mother and daughter, both of them curanderas, or shamans. The proceedings went on in the Mixeteco language. The mushrooms were of a species with hallucinogenic powers; that is, they cause the eater to see visions. We chewed and swallowed these acrid mushrooms, saw visions, and emerged from the experience awestruck. ABOUT 20 of us gathered in the lower chamber of Filemón's house after 8 o'clock that evening. Meanwhile the Señora and her daughter were not idle.