What Are Magic Mushrooms?

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, magic shrooms are a type of wild mushroom that contains the psychedelic compound well-known as the psilocybin or psilocin. Magic mushrooms cause hallucinations and come in different forms. Among them, the most widely known are dried shrooms, blue meanies powder, and capsules. In this blog post, we are going to discuss what are magic mushrooms and what do amanies do.

How do magic mushrooms work?

As it was mentioned above, there are several ways of taking magic shrooms. You can eat dried mushrooms, steeped into a tea, inject the powdered mushrooms, or add them to the cooked foods and drinks.

Some people even eat the fresh-picked golden tops to get a better result. In common sense, magic mushrooms are hallucinogenic, and they cause you to hear, see and feel a wide range of sensations. It affects every person individually and the effect depends on a vast variety of factors, including your health condition and the environment.

Keep in mind, it is not a good choice to eat fresh shrooms because some poisonous mushrooms look like magic shrooms. They may kill you.

What are the effects of mushrooms?

Depending on the number of mushrooms you ate, your age, weight, and personality, the effects may differ. In a common case, a person feels the difference in about 30 minutes. Besides, the effect lasts from 3 to 6 hours. You can feel the peak up to three hours. 

Experts admit that the effect of mushrooms is sometimes scary. They called it a bad trip. If a person near you experience a bad trip you should definitely calm reassurance. While taking mushies you can also experience: 

  • yawning 
  • high blood pressure
  • nausea
  • have the chills and shiver
  • nervousness
  • panic
  • paranoia
  • vomiting
  • psychosis
  • have a numb tongue and mouth

What are the side effects of taking magic shrooms?

Nowadays, adolescence mix magic mushrooms together with alcohol and other drugs. Such a combination increases the psychological risks and triggers lots of mental problems which make the person cause accidents while being under the influence. 

Besides, the amount of psychoactive compound contained in each magic mushroom is unknown. That is why it is not easy to determine the lengths and the intensity of the shroom’s influence on your body.

Physical side effects of taking magic shrooms include temperature, high blood pressure, weakness, lack of coordination, drowsiness, and nausea.

Mental side effects of taking magic shrooms include euphoria, anxiety, paranoia, hallucinations, distorted sense of time and reality, and panic reactions

Final thoughts

Like the other drugs, magic mushrooms develop tolerance with regular use. You should pay more attention to the doze you consume while it may result in a vast variety of symptoms. For you to know, it is not fatal but can influence your general health condition if taking the wrong dose. Consult the specialist before eating or injecting the magic shrooms powder.