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psilocybin

(sĭl'əsī`bən), perception-altering substance found in some species of mushroom. See hallucinogenic drughallucinogenic drug
, any of a group of substances that alter consciousness; also called psychotomimetic (i.e., mimicking psychosis), mind-expanding, or psychedelic drug.
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The Center will first research psilocybin's potential in helping people who suffer from anorexia nervosa and early Alzheimer's disease, according to Green Rush Daily.
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The proposed ordinance, Initiative 301, which was designed to "decriminalize the use and possession of mushrooms that contain psilocybin," initially appeared to have headed for a defeat.
And the great weight of evidence suggested that psilocybin was safe.
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"If it wasn't for psilocybin [a naturally occurring psychedelic compound produced by more than 180 species of mushrooms] and Dimenthyltryptamine (DMT) [a hallucinogenic drug] I would be in a grave right now."