Psilocin and Psilocybin - the main psychoactive (psychedelic) compounds in magic mushrooms

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Psilocin and Psilocybin are the main psychoactive compounds in magic mushrooms. The active dose of psilocin is 2-20 mg. The effects are psychotomimetic and psilocin is considered a psychedelic drug. Duration: 4-7 hours. Chemically speaking psilocin is a tryptamine and an alkaloid. Other chemical names for psilocin are: 4-HO-DMT, TRYPTAMINE, 4-HYDROXY-N,N-DIMETHYL. It is believed that after taking, psilocybin is easily converted into psilocin.


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The chapter on psilocybin in the book Tihkal by Alexander and Ann Shulgin.

A rather short piece on chemistry. DMT is briefly discussed.

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