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n. - A hallucinogenic compound obtained from a mushroom.

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  • When orally ingested it is broken down to produce psilocin, which is responsible for hallucinogenic effects.
  • In other words, in the body psilocybin turns into psilocin.
  • He succeeded in synthesizing the active compounds in the Psilocybe mexicana mushroom, which he named psilocybin and psilocin.
  • Active Ingredients: The primary active components of 'Shrooms are psilocybin and psilocin, which also is an immediate metabolite of psilocybin. for more
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