Description: A psilocybin mushroom is one of a polyphyletic group of fungi that contain any of various psychedelic compounds, including psilocybin, psilocin, and baeocystin. Common, colloquial terms for psilocybin mushrooms include psychedelic mushrooms, magic mushrooms, shrooms, and mush.
Johns Hopkins University studied psilocybin in particular and found that one-third of all participants reported that the experience was the single most spiritually significant moment of their lives and more than two-thirds reported it was among the top five most spiritually significant experiences. Two months after the study, 79% of the participants reported increased well-being or satisfaction; friends, relatives, and associates confirmed this. Read more…
VLA Comment and Warning:
10% of Caucasians and percentages of Asians and Blacks do not have the Liver enzyme, Cytochrome P450 2D6 necessary to metabolize psilocybin. They become “psychotic”. 79% of the participants according to Hopkins Univ. experience increased well being. What about the 21%? Did they experience psychosis? Every patient and every person in psychiatric drug testing should have their genetics tested prior to implementation. A simple gene test is covered by medicare and medicaid. See: