A Quick Guide To Blue Magic Gym (Gymnopilus aeruginosus)

It may be yellow. It may be blue—no matter. This mushroom will have a magical effect on you.

A Brief History of the Huautla Mushroom—and Why it Matters

This mushroom is named after the town María Sabina lived in—but we shouldn't forget it's history.

Gymnopilus junonius: A Quick Guide To Big Laughing Gym

Reports say this mushroom is psychedelic—but the hunt for psilocybin remains illusive. Author Dr. K Mandrake searches for the truth about Big Laughing Gym.

Meet Muscimol, the Compound Behind the Unique Amanita Mushroom Trip

An exploration of the world’s most misunderstood mushroom.

An Enthusiast’s Guide to Acadian Coast Mushrooms

Are Acadian Coast mushrooms just cubes—or do they represent a unique genetic strain? We talked to the mycologists doing the research.

A Beginner’s Guide to Psilocybe zapotecorum

Is this wild mushroom among the world’s most potent? New results suggest it might be—with some caveats

Meet the Mushroom Named After the Famous Terence McKenna

People say McKennaii mushroom is a potent Golden Teacher variety—but rumor abounds.

Meet the Heavenly Golden Halo Mushroom

This newly stabilized mushroom might make for the perfect museum dose—but there's still a lot to learn.

Meet the Magical Jack Frost Mushroom

This frosty fungi is delightful to behold—and, advocates say, transformative to eat.

Meet the Panther Cap: History, Ecology, and More

But, watch out: careful dosing is extra important with this hallucinogenic fungi

The Complete Grower’s Guide to Albino A+ Mushrooms

We'll let you in on a little secret: They're not really albino.

Hillbilly Mushrooms—The Best Microdose?

This magic mushie took home awards at the Hyphae Cup. So, what makes it so special?

You’re Not Tripping—These Mushrooms Really Glow in the Dark

Journey into the weird science of bioluminescent shrooms

B+ Mushrooms—More Potent or More Hype?

Rumor has it, B+ mushrooms can help you "be positive," but how much do we know about these popular mushies?

Yes, this Yellow Amanita is Psychoactive—But It’s Not Like A Magic Mushroom

And this mushroom is easier to mistake for deadly look-alikes

The Freaky Magic of Enigma Mushrooms

Yes, these alien-looking shrooms are psychedelic

Pluteus americanus is Magic, but You’ve Probably Never Heard of It

Psilocybe aren't the only mind-bending mushies out there

Psilocybe serbica and the Case of Mistaken Identity

No, this mushie isn't a con artist—it just has way too many names

There’s A New Shroom Species—and It’s Named After Paul Stamets

Psilocybe stametsii pays homage to the world-famous mycologist—but we don't know if it's psychoactive yet

Psilocybe caerulipes is a Forager’s Delight—But Good Luck Finding It

The blue foot Psilocybe lurks on logs and stumps in the Northeastern United States—but spotting one is no easy task. (And be careful if you try.)

The Trippy Truth About Amanita muscaria, The World’s Most Famous Mushroom

From high to horror, the twisted tales of Amanita are as trippy as the mushroom itself.

What Do Shrooms Look Like?

If it's brown and blue, you've found a good clue.

Panaeolus cinctulus: Identification, Effects & More

Everyone thought this shroom was poisonous—and then they realized it was magic.

Reishi Mushroom: Benefits List, Cultivation, and More

Human beings have a millennia-long relationship with the "mushroom of immortality."

Medicinal Mushroom Supplement Benefits: North Spore Spotlight

How often do you engage with mushrooms? For North Spore, supplements are a way to receive their gifts in daily life.

Melmac Mushroom Strain: Effects, Potency & More

Penis Envy's otherworldly relative is ready to take the limelight.

Stargazer Mushroom Strain: Cultivation, Effects, & More

They say this mushroom hails from Incan ruins—but how much do we really know about this “rare” cubensis?

Z Strain Mushrooms: Effects, Cultivation, and More

The origin of this fast-growing mushroom may be shrouded in underground lore—but cultivators still love reliable fungus.

Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata: The Ohio Valley Shroom Taking Over the World

Well, two continents at least—but is it a good thing?

Magic Truffles vs. Mushrooms: What’s the Difference?

Blue-bruising fruiting bodies aren’t the only gifts of the Psilocybe—some of the best treasures are hidden underground.

Psilocybe allenii: The Bay Area Shroom No One Can Recognize

Meet Psilocybe allenii, the mushroom that evaded even skilled mycologists for decades.

Psilocybe subaeruginosa: Australia’s Most Famous Magic Mushroom

Is the most potent Psilocybe from down under? Meet Psilocybe subaeruginosa, one of the strongest magic mushrooms in the world.

The Tragic Story Of Magic Truffles: The Elusive Wild Psilocybe

Nothing is less psychedelic than unsolved crime.

Blue Meanies Mushrooms: A Guide to the Potent Panaeolus cyanescens

There are few psychedelic mushrooms as potent as Blue Meanies—or with so many names.

Psilocybe cyanescens: A Mycologist’s Guide to Wavy Caps

Wavy Caps may grow by the hundreds on a pile of wood chips—but are they really as potent as they’re made out to be? A mycologist dives into the history and science of Psilocybe cyanescens.
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