What is Magic Mushroom?

Magic mushroom or Psilocybin mushroom is an informal group of fungi that contains psilocybin or psilocin. This is a form of drug which creates hallucinations and also comes in capsule form. These mushrooms can be consumed dried or fresh. If in powder form it can be taken sniffing or injecting. Furthermore, it can also be

  • Added to cooked items
  • Added to fruit juice (in powder form)
  • Steeped into tea
There are also some mushrooms that look like magic mushrooms but are poisonous. Consumption of these poisonous mushrooms can lead to liver damage and cause death too.

Short-term effects of magic mushrooms

Magic mushrooms affect person to person differently depending on different circumstances such as:

  • How much you consume
  • Your age
  • Where you are
  • Your weight
  • Past used drugs
  • Your personality

The effects of mushrooms can take up to 30 minutes to fully develop and might last up to 6 hours. However, the strongest effects duration is between 3-4 hours. In short term, consuming these magic mushrooms change the ability to see, smell, hear, taste and touch. For example, you might feel that you are seeing music and listening colors. You might feel very heavy or too light. However, there are some other effects you might notice such as:

  • Faster heart rate
  • High blood pressure
  • Light-headedness
  • Nausea
  • Numb mouth

Long-term effects of mushrooms

Just like other drugs, you need to avoid magic mushrooms if you are pregnant. It is not clear how these mushrooms can affect pregnant women, but there are other medicines added to them that can cause harm to your baby. If you are taking magic mushrooms with other drugs then it may increase your risk of getting other health problems.

Can I develop mushroom tolerance?

You can build up tolerance in yourself after using it every day. It means you will need more and more mushrooms to get high like you did the first time. If you use mushrooms for several days in a row you will develop complete tolerance.

What is an LSD drug?

LSD or Lysergic acid diethylamide also known as colloquially is a strong psychedelic drug. This is made from a fungus that infects grains such as rye. When taken in smaller dosages it can produce mild changes in your mood perception and thoughts. While larger dosages may produce hallucination and distortion of space and time.
Sometimes, some other chemicals are also sold in the name of LSD, which can be highly dangerous as their quality is quite inconsistent. Taking too many of these chemicals can severely damage your internal organs and lead to death.

What does LSD look like?

In its pure state, LSD will be seen as an odorless crystalline substance. This drug is so potent and the effective dose of the pure drug is very small. This is an invisible drug so it is usually dissolved with other materials. The most commonly used form is drops of LSD solution dried into gelatin sheets or sugar cubes. However, in the market, it is also being sold in the form of liquid capsules or tablets.
Other common names that are used for LSD are dots, microdots, lucy, trips, and Acid.

How is LSD used?

As described above, if in the form of gelatin sheets or sugar cubes then can be dissolved under the tongue or swallowed respectively. Furthermore, it can also be smoked, sniffed, or injected.

Effects of LSD

There is not any safe level to use this potent drug. Effects of LSD on your mental and physical state can be different depending on your:

  • Body sizes such as weight and health
  • Drug tolerance
  • Drug addiction
  • The amount taken
  • Strength of drug(depends on batch no.)
  • Previously used drugs

The effects of using LSD can take 30 minutes to develop fully and will last 10 – 12 hours. The consumer will experience:

  • Nausea
  • Fast and irregular heartbeat
  • Headache
  • Dilation of pupil
  • Euphoria
  • Increased body temperature
  • Breathlessness
  • Facial flushes
  • Sweating and chills

There are also some long-term effects that you can face such as:

People who regularly use LSD may experience flashbacks. Visual distortion and emotional changes are the least that can happen.

The flashback that happens can take up to weeks or months after the drug was taken last time. These flashbacks can be disturbing and challenging especially if a hallucination or frightening experience is recalled.

LSD and mental health

Using LSD for a longer period can also disturb your mental health. You can experience anxiety, schizophrenia, or psychosis. Anyone who previous history of these diseases should avoid LSD.
However, it is also be seen that using a small amount of dose in a controlled environment can help treat post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, and depression.

Tolerance and dependence

Unlike other drugs, LSD tolerance can develop very rapidly. Only after taking a dose of LSD for 3-4 consecutive days no amount of the drug can produce the desired effects. However, just after quitting for some days, tolerance to LSD should return to normal.

Mixing LSD with other Drugs

The effects of consuming LSD with other drugs including OTC(over-the-counter) or prescribed medication are dangerous and unpredictable. Some experiences of mixing drugs are:

LSD with Alcohol – decreased perceived effects of alcohol. This experience leads to increased chances of drinking too much which can lead to nausea and vomiting.

LSD with MDMA – increased potency of MDMA can lead to dangerous and unpredictable negative experiences.

According to Magic Mushrooms vs LSD experiences, LSD sounds more powerful and potent drug. Furthermore, it also has some long-lasting effects compared to magic mushrooms.

According to law, it is illegal to grow sell, or carry drugs like penis envy mushrooms or magic mushrooms. If you get caught with them, you might end up in jail. However, it is relatively safe to buy magic mushrooms online to avoid any inconvenience and illegal activity.