Mushrooms Information

Mushrooms contain an active chemical called Psilocybin which can be found in approx. 190 types of edible mushrooms and are capable or producing hallucinogenic effects. They do this by interfering in the communication with your nerve cells and your neurotransmitter serotonin. By altering the function of serotonin in your brain and spinal cord, mushrooms can distort how you process information and can lead to hallucinations.

Street Terms of Mushrooms

Below are the slang terms for mushrooms.

  • Boomers
  • Shrooms
  • Mushies
  • Pizza Toppings
  • Toadstool
  • Fungi
  • Caps

Effects Timeline of Mushrooms

The timeline effects of mushroom usage can vary depending on dosage and other factors, but the more common timeline is below.

  • Total Duration: 4-7 Hours
  • Onset: 15-60 Minutes
  • Comeup: 15-30 Minutes
  • Plateau: 2-4 Hours
  • Comedown: 1-2 Hours
  • After Effects: 2-4 Hours

Positive Effects of Mushrooms

Below are some positive effects users of mushrooms have experienced.

  • Euphoria
  • Increased creativity
  • Feelings of insight
  • Ease of laughter
  • Alteration of perception
  • Spiritual experiences

Negative Effects of Mushrooms

Below are some of the negative side effects that could happen from mushroom use.

  • Confusion
  • Feelings of fear
  • Headaches
  • Anxiety
  • Nausea
  • Exacerbates mental illness

Mushrooms Dosage

  • Threshold: 250mg
  • Light: 250mg-1g
  • Common: 1-2.5g
  • Heavy: 2.5-5g

Mushrooms Legal Status

  • U.S.: Schedule I
  • Canada: Schedule III
  • U.K.: Class A
  • Germany: Schedule I
  • Netherlands: Opiumlist 2
  • Portugal: Decriminalized

Mushroom Adulterants

  • Non psilocybin/ psilocin mushrooms

Mushrooms Classifications

  • Hallucinogen
  • Tryptamine