Do You Know the Differences Between Shrooms and LSD?

The two most popular kinds of psychedelics that people use are psychedelic mushrooms and LSD. There are many different reasons as to why these are the most popular psychedelics.

Psychedelic mushrooms are a popular choice because they grow in the wild all over the world, in many different climates. It is also relatively easy to grow them at home.

LSD, meanwhile, is a common psychedelic because it is inexpensive to produce and the doses are very small, so it is easy for chemists to produce large quantities of the substance.

A Brief Description Of Psilocybin Mushrooms

Magic mushrooms are psychedelic because they contain the psychedelic compounds psilocybin and psilocin.

The History Of Psilocybin Mushrooms

Magic mushroom use is thousands of years old. The earliest evidence of mushroom use comes from a cave in the Tassili-N-Ajjer region of the Sahara Desert in Algeria.

Magic Mushroom Dosage

The threshold dose of dried magic mushrooms is 0.25 g. This means you generally need to take this amount to achieve psychedelic effects.

The Duration Of The Psilocybin Experience

Whereas a very high dose could last more than six hours. Generally, though, a magic mushroom experience will last 4-6 hours.

A Brief Description Of LSD

LSD is a semi-synthetic psychedelic. It is semi-synthetic because a chemist will produce it through a chemical process.

The History Of LSD

In 1938, the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann was the first to prepare LSD by altering lysergic acid found in ergot.

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