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Can Mushrooms Cause Mystical Experiences?

Can Mushrooms Cause Mystical Experiences? Questions answered on this page: What are mystical experiences? Can taking psilocybin cause mystical experiences? What is the history of psilocybin usage? What are the benefits of taking mushrooms? While our modern usage of psychedelics can sometimes feel like a cultural relic of the 1960s, they have a long history […]

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Is it Safe to Mix Alcohol with Psilocybin?

Is it Safe to Mix Alcohol with Psilocybin? Answered on this page: What is psilocybin and how does it impact the body? What is alcohol and how does it impact the body? What are the expected effects from mixing alcohol and psilocybin? What is a safe amount of alcohol while using psilocybin? What are the […]

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Top 10 Magic Mushroom Hikes in Vancouver

Introduction We all know that hiking & magic mushrooms go together like peanut butter and jelly; those Canadians who live in and around Vancouver are especially blessed with some of the most amazing, gorgeous, and secluded hikes in super close proximity to the city! We’ve selected hikes in Vancouver proper as well as in some […]

20 Quick Tips to Boost your Creativity

Introduction In life, we are constantly being tested in different ways to see what our limits and capabilities truly are. Creativity is no different: it is a gift that not everyone possesses and the only way to strengthen this gift is through constant diligence and practice. All that being said, we all sometimes feel stuck […]

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Top 11 Reasons to Try Magic Mushrooms Today

Introduction If you’re somebody who’s never used magic mushrooms before and you’re curious about them, we’ve compiled a list of 11 fantastic reasons for you to make the jump and try them today. We’re always here to help and support psychonauts of all levels of experience to have the best trip possible! 1. Magic Mushrooms […]

Top 10 Hikes for Magic Mushroom Lovers in Toronto

Introduction Hey Shroomfam! Since Day 1, we’ve had a lot of love and support from all of you in Toronto – and we get a lot of emails with people (both locals and visitors) asking where we think the best hikes in Toronto are to enjoy a magic mushroom trip. Well, we decided to do […]

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The Incredible Life & Times of Terence McKenna

Introduction Praised by hundreds of thousands of zealous soul-seekers worldwide, Terence McKenna’s accounts of his experiences with psychedelic substances have gifted us with astounding glimpses into the otherworldly. His lyrical intellect and learned interests included shamanism, renaissance alchemy, archeology, Jungian psychology, and technology. This made him a polymath like the psychedelic scene had never seen. […]

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Psychedelic Stocks: A Primer for Canadians

Introduction So, for some reason, some of the questions that we receive a lot are related to investing in the psychedelic industry. Questions like: Can I buy Shroom Bros stock? What are the top psilocybin companies to watch? What psilocybin stocks should I buy? Can I invest in psychedelic companies? What are the top shroom […]

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Canadian Lawmakers Have New Framework for Regulating Psilocybin

Introduction Exciting news for all of those interested in seeing Canada move forward with progressive initiatives to legalize and regulate psilocybin therapy for patients in the country. The Canadian Psychedelic Association (CPA) formally submitted a draft framework to Health Canada last Wednesday, which outlines their professional opinions on how psilocybin-assisted therapy should be regulated. The […]

How do Magic Mushrooms Affect the Brain
How do Magic Mushrooms Affect the Brain

With regard to hallucinogens like psilocybin—an ingredient of so-called “magic mushrooms” (e.g., Psilocybe cubensis)—it may be high time to reconsider long-standing hypotheses related to their actions in the human brain. Although psilocin (the active metabolite of psilocybin)and other classical hallucinogens like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) have complex pharmacology with high affinities for multiple neurotransmitter receptors, it […]