Slang or Street Names: Shrooms, Magic Mushrooms, Purple Passion
History: Psilocybin is the psychoactive ingredient found in mushrooms that causes altered states of perception and feeling, often producing flashbacks. Psilocybin is classified as an hallucinogen.
Identification: Psilocybin is the psychoactive ingredient found in mushrooms.
Effects: The effects of Psilocybin use are similiar to other hallucinogens including paranoia, euphoria, rapid changes in emotion, decreased body temperature, rapid heart rate, hallucinations, impaired judgement and distortion.
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