What to Expect?

Every trip is different, but there are some general similarities. The experience will be affected by many factors, e.g. dosage, set and setting, etc. These are the most common effects:

Physical Effects

Muscle relaxation, yawning, drowsiness, reduced coordination, pupil dilation, watery eyes, increased heart rate and body temperature. Your body may feel heavier or lighter than normal.

Psychological Effects

Heightened sensory experiences and perceptual distortions. Auditory, tactile and visual hallucinations. Difficulty focusing and thinking. Sense of detachment from body and surroundings. Loss of boundaries. Altered perception of space and time. Emotions are intensified.

Anecdotal Effects

Things seem more beautiful and meaningful. A new appreciation for nature and loved ones. Feeling at one with the universe. Insights into past and current affairs. Playfulness and child-like wonder.

Do's And Don'ts

Follow these general guidelines and you'll give yourself the best chance at having an amazing magic mushroom experience.
  • DO listen to music that makes you feel happy.
  • DO surround yourself with people you love and trust.
  • DO start with a small dose if it's your first time.
  • DO have a sober trip sitter looking after you.
  • DO purchase your mushrooms from a trusted & reputable supplier.
  • DON'T trip in an environment where you feel uncomfortable or unsafe.
  • DON'T take shrooms if you have a current or past history of schizophrenia, bipolar, or other psychotic disorders.
  • DON'T take shrooms if you're in a negative mindset.
  • DON'T take shrooms if you're currently taking antidepressants, SSRIs, or any medication that affects serotonin.
  • DON'T drive or operate machinery while under the influence of shrooms.

Magic Mushroom FAQs

What do they taste like?

Magic mushrooms tend to have a strong earthy taste. Some users don’t mind the taste, while others can’t stand it. If you’re the latter, we would recommending mixing the mushrooms with jello or tea.

Are magic mushrooms dangerous?

Many studies have shown magic mushrooms to be the safest recreational drug when taken responsibly. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t any risks. As with any substance, it’s important to educate your self about the risks and possible side effects before you start experimenting.

How to avoid getting nauseous?

Not everyone will experience nausea, but some people are more susceptible than others. Nausea is mostly caused by ingesting the solid, fibrous part of the mushroom, which the stomach can have trouble digesting. Making a tea and straining out the solids can significantly reduce nausea.

How much should I take?

If it’s your first trip, we would recommend taking 0.5 – 1.5g of dried mushroom. Please refer to our Magic Mushroom Dosage Guide for more details.

How do I take magic mushrooms?

There are many different ways to take magic mushrooms. Our personal recommendation would be to make shroom tea.

How long does a mushroom trip last?

The total duration of a magic mushroom trip can vary between 6-10 hours depending on the dose taken.

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