Gifts For Mushroom Enthusiasts

A comprehensive guide for all fungi-filled fantasies

Whether you’re into mushrooms for their psychedelic properties, health benefits, umami flavor profile or aesthetic proportions, there’s no doubt that these fungi (which are actually more similar to humans than plants) are fascinating. For anybody keen to eat, trip, admire, enshrine, grow, learn or read about these spore-bearing delights, we have rounded up some of our favorite mushroom-centric products. John Cage: A Mycological Foray – …

One Dose of Psilocybin May Offer Longterm Relief From Anxiety and Depression

Some five years after initial reports from their study, scientists at NYU Langone Health have found that one dose of psilocybin—which is found in magic mushrooms—can provide cancer patients with long-lasting relief from anxiety and depression. In 2016, 29 patients took part in the study (which also involved nine psychotherapy sessions), with many reporting after six months to have a more positive and less fearful …

First-Ever Magic Mushroom Research Center

Not long after Johns Hopkins University became the largest psychedelic research center in the world, the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica has announced its intention to open the world’s first magic mushrooms research center later this year. Funded by the Canadian company Field Trip Ventures, the center aims to study the actual fungi, rather than just its psychoactive attribute, psilocybin. As there …