Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commonly known as magic mushrooms, shrooms, or psychedelic mushrooms, the psilocybin mushrooms are fungi that generally grow in Mexico and Central America. Due to their hallucinogenic effects, caused by psychotropic compounds and namely the psilocin and psilocybin, they are consumed like any other food, be it dry or fresh, by simply chewing and swallowing. Recently, scientists have discovered that magic mushrooms’ ingredients could be used as an adjunct in psychotherapy with potential anti-depressant effects. Learn more about the psilocybin mushrooms, their effects and medical action in this book.