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Psilocybin was first found in the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana


Psilocybin is a chemical substance. It can cause hallucinations when eaten, and has also been found to reverse psychological conditioning, grow brain cells and heal the brain.[1] It occurs in many kinds of fungi and mushrooms, most notably Psilocybin mushrooms. Most of these are known as psychedelic mushrooms.

The substance is used as a recreational drug. It is illegal in many countries.

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  1. Kase, Aaron (May 28, 2015). "Study: Psilocybin Mushrooms Stimulate Growth Of New Brain Cells". Retrieved Nov. 4, 2016. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)