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magic mushrooms

and sacred mushrooms
n. mushrooms of the genus Psilocybe, which cause visions or hallucinations when eaten. (Drugs.) Magic mushrooms are okay because they are natural, or something like that. They sometimes call peyote cactus buds, the “sacred mushrooms.”
See also: magic, mushroom
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If everything goes fine, magic mushrooms could turn out to be a great source for potential treatment as far as depression is concerned in near future.
Professor David Nutt, professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, said that because magic mushrooms are rated as a class-A drug, their active chemical ingredient cannot be manufactured unless a special licence is granted.
A MINDALTERING magic mushroom drug can safely improve the lives of patients with advanced cancer, it was claimed.
Magic mushrooms were banned in January, 2006, by Health Minister Mary Harney but in a loophole in the Misuse of Drugs Act there is nothing to stop Petticrew's shop selling you the complete kit - including the mushroom spores - to "grow your own".
If you, like me, prefer your shrooms without the New Age baggage, Andy Letcher's Shroom: A Cultural History of the Magic Mushroom (HarperCollins) is for you.
Dynamic print visualization sounds like someone has been at the magic mushrooms.
Following a search of the two men's luggage, Warman was caught with 35 grammes of magic mushrooms.
In August, police investigated the shop after an Echo reporter spent pounds 10 buying magic mushrooms there.
Magic mushrooms are known to contain small amounts of these ingredients but until now there have been no rules on them.
Twelve unusual flavour combinations include Magic Mushrooms with sea salt and exotic dried African Caesar, porcini and chanterelle mushrooms, Rock of Ages - a combination of hand-harvested sea salt crystals and whole black peppercorns, Earth's Energy - a warm, woody mix of seeds and spices, Spirit of Fire - hot and tangy, natural sea salt fired with ginseng, chilli and horseradish, and Splash with sea salt, three dried seaweeds, black pepper, lemon grass, mustard seeds and pars]ey.
Meanwhile, a field trip to the Serpentine will unearth tiny Play-Doh-and-hair replicas of spiders (Tom Friedman); faux bird skeletons and Feathers (Tim Hawkinson); a bed of hyperreal magic mushrooms (Roxy Paine); and rain pouring from an arch (Olafur Eliasson).
All these cheesy "attractions" have arisen like an expanding ring of magic mushrooms around Montgomery's celebrated headstone in a small, but famous Cavendish graveyard.
There are five varieties: Magic Mushrooms, a mix of sea salt and three types of mushroom; Darling Buds containing rose buds and petals, cornflowers, heather, lavender and camomile; Spirit of Fire, a blend of sea salt, ginseng, chilli and horseradish; Rock of Ages, a sea salt and black peppercorn mix; and Splash containing ingredients such as sea salt, three dried seaweeds and lemongrass.
A LEGAL loophole allowed more than 100 drugs including ecstasy, ketamine and magic mushrooms to be legalised for a day.