Psilocybe Cubensis

Common Names: Cubes, B+









Psilocybe cubensis, also known as Magic Mushrooms or Cubes, is a popular and widely studied mushroom species with powerful psychedelic properties. Beyond its recreational use, Psilocybe cubensis is increasingly recognized for its potential mental health benefits. Research suggests that the active compound psilocybin found in Psilocybe cubensis may have therapeutic effects on various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, and addiction. Psilocybin is thought to work by modulating brain networks and promoting neuroplasticity, leading to profound experiences, introspection, and enhanced emotional well-being. It can help individuals gain new perspectives, process emotions, and confront deep-seated psychological issues. However, it's important to note that the therapeutic use of Psilocybe cubensis should always be approached responsibly, under the guidance of trained professionals in a controlled and supportive setting. Furthermore, legal and ethical considerations must be taken into account when considering the use of psychedelic substances.

Physical Characteristics


Conical, falic-shaped


Narrow to slightly enlarged in the center, pallid and grayish

Cognitive Effects


Many individuals report heightened creativity and a sense of increased ideational fluency while under the influence of psilocybin. This may include enhanced problem-solving abilities, novel insights, and out-of-the-box thinking.

Psychoactive Effects


Induces hallucinations - seeing, hearing, or feeling sensations that seem real but are not.


Creates intense feelings of happiness or excitement


Changes in time perception, spatial perception, and perception of one's own body

Helps With


Provides relief from feelings of severe despondency and dejection


Helps to alleviate feelings of worry, fear, and unease


Helps to overcome dependence on a particular substance, thing, or activity


Helps to alleviate symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder


Helps to alleviate symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder


Helps to alleviate symptoms of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder


Microdosing psilocybin has been shown to help with certain types of pain


Research shows that psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, has potential therapeutic benefits for migraines. A small-scale study conducted by Yale School of Medicine found that a single dose of psilocybin reduced the likelihood of having a migraine attack in two weeks.

Potential Side Effects


Can cause discomfort or distress in the stomach accompanied by an urge to vomit


Induces an extreme, irrational distrust of others

Medicinal Chemistry

Look Alike Species

look alike species


Galerina marginata



Differences:Galerina marginata has a more brownish cap and does not bruise blue like Psilocybe cubensis.

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