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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 […]

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How Long Do Shrooms Last?

How do shrooms work? Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly known as magic mushrooms, or more simply, shrooms, are considered a psychedelic. Psychedelics are commonly known as drugs with hallucinogenic effects, and while that is partially true, psychedelics are actually a very specific set of drugs that can bond to the 5-HT2a serotonin receptor. Shrooms contain a drug […]

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What is the Difference Between Psilocybin and LSD?

Introduction – What is a Psychedelic So the first step to understanding the differences between LSD and the psilocybin found in magic mushrooms is to understand what they have in common – they are both psychoactive compounds that are grouped in the family of psychedelics. Psychedelics are a specific class of hallucinogenic drug who cause […]

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Can Magic Mushrooms Help Me Quit Smoking?

Introduction One of the questions our team here receives more frequently than almost any other about the potential uses for magic mushrooms is: can they help me quit smoking? There has actually been quite a lot of research done around this subject, and although the results are still preliminary, and there’s a lot of additional […]