Johns Hopkins Opens World’s Biggest Psychedelic Research Center

On Wednesday, September 4, Johns Hopkins Medicine announced the opening of a research center devoted to studying psychedelic substances for mental health conditions. Backed by $17 million in private donations, it is the US’s first center focused on psychedelic substances and the world’s largest. The Center for Psychedelic and Consciousness Research will study the effects […]

Amanita Muscaria: ‘The Fairy Tale Shroom’

What do Santa Claus, urination, and fly catching have in common? If you said Amanita muscaria… nailed it. This distinctive, red and white mushroom has a colorful history rooted in deep mythology and lore. (Not entirely surprising, given that it looks like something a princess would sit upon.) Amanita muscaria—also known as Fly Agaric for its […]

What To Expect on an Ibogaine Trip

Ibogaine is among our planet’s most powerful psychoactive substances. It can be found in high concentrations in the root bark of Tabernanthe iboga, Voacanga Africana, and Tabernaemontana undulata, which are endemic to only three countries in Central Africa: Gabon, Cameroon, and Republic of Congo. This sacred plant is used in the Bwiti spiritual discipline which is observed […]

Psilocybe Cubensis: The Mushroom Behind the Magic

Perhaps one simple, down-to-earth observation serves as the strongest testament to the power and sacredness of psychedelics—that they grow naturally, like a gift, from our very own earth. No other naturally occurring psychedelic illustrates this better than the psilocybin mushroom. It is important to clarify that “psilocybin mushrooms,” or “magic mushrooms,” may refer to any number […]

Psilocybin-Infused Coffee Coming to Denver

Sträva Craft Coffee in Denver has developed a plan to help coffee level up. It’s not a CBD infusion (they already offer that), or grass-fed butter, or MCT oil… it’s psilocybin-infused coffee. On the heels of Denver’s recent move to decriminalize the personal possession and use of psilocybin mushrooms, Sträva Craft Coffee is preparing to […]

Psilocybin Therapy is Mushrooming

Thanks to pioneering research and decriminalization efforts from cities like Denver and Oakland, psilocybin therapy is becoming a valid treatment for certain mental disorders. For those who are looking for alternative and effective treatments, psilocybin may be a revolutionary new option. What is psilocybin therapy? Psilocybin therapy, or psilocybin-assisted therapy, refers to any type of […]