Mushrooms

Read about the effects, myths, legality, and benefits of psilocybin mushrooms. Find information on their potential for human development, therapeutic uses, and more.

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 […]

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 […]

Mushroom Research And Retreats On The Rise

In The Road to Eleusis; Unveiling the Secret of the Mysteries, R. Gordon Wasson wrote: “The advantage of the mushroom is that it puts many, if not everyone, within reach of this [phantasmagoric] state… It permits you to see, more clearly than our perishing mortal eye can see, vistas beyond the horizons of this life, to […]

Projecting our traumatic past: Part 3

You’ve heard it a hundred times in the past week – on The Third Wave, Facebook, and WIRED alike: we’re living in the new psychedelic moment. This past month, MAPS’ Psychedelic Science 2017 conference brought 2,500 researchers and enthusiasts to Oakland, California. Even illiberalism’s recent surge in Washington can’t stop the tide of psychedelic progress. […]

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Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms
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