What is it?: 

Hallucinogenic chemical obtained from certain types of fresh and dried mushrooms. Has slender stems topped by caps with dark gills on the underside.

Street Names: 

Magic mushrooms, Shrooms, Mushrooms

How is it used?: 

•    Ingested orally
•    Brewed as tea
•    Added to foods to mask bitter flavor  

How does it affect the body?: 
  • Hallucinations
  • Large amounts can cause panic attacks and psychosis
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Muscle weakness, lack of coordination
  • Overdose may result in psychosis or death

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"Psilocybe mexicana 53966" by Alan Rockefeller via Wikimedia Commons

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