PsilocybeCyanescens

Psilocybe Cyanescens

Common Names: Wavy Cap, Blue Halos

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Psilocybe cyanescens, commonly known as Wavy Cap Mushroom or Blue Halos, is a potent psychedelic mushroom known for its bluing reaction when bruised. It is primarily found in woodchips and has a strong hallucinogenic effect.

Physical Characteristics

Caps:

Medium-sized with a convex shape, initially caramel-brown and becoming light brown with age, sometimes with a wavy edge

Gills:

Initially pale yellow, maturing to dark brown

Psychoactive Effects

Hallucinogenic

Users may experience changes in visual perception such as enhanced colors, geometric patterns, or distortions.

Euphoric

Users often report intense feelings of joy and happiness

Helps With

Depression

Psilocybin has been shown to have antidepressant effects in clinical trials.

Anxiety

Psilocybin has been shown to have anxiolytic effects in clinical trials.

Addiction

Psilocybin has been shown to have anti-addictive effects in clinical trials.

PTSD

Psilocybin has been shown to have treat PTSD in clinical trials.

ADD ADHD

Psilocybin has been shown to improve attention and focus in clinical trials.

OCD

Psilocybin has been shown to reduce OCD symptoms in clinical trials.

Pain

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

Migraines

Research shows that psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms, has potential therapeutic benefits for migraines.4 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

Nausea

Can cause stomach discomfort and nausea, especially when eaten raw.

Look Alike Species

look alike species

Specie:

Psilocybe semilanceata

Edibility:

Psychoactive

Differences:Psilocybe semilanceata has a more conical or bell-shaped cap and does not bruise blue as readily as Psilocybe cyanescens.

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