This is the first time psilocybin has been produced from a prokaryotic organism.
Psilacetin is easier and less expensive to make than psilocybin, but much of its pharmacology is unknown.
New research provides insight into the debate centered around the brain's capacity to synthesize DMT endogenously.
Aeruginascin remains an understudied compound in psychedelic research.
These new compounds will give scientists a better understanding of how serotonin-based psychedelics work.
Psilacetin is less expensive and easier to make than psilocybin.
We explain the nodules that form on the mycelium of psilocybin-containing "magic" mushrooms
5-MeO-DMT is only part of the story for understanding the effect of toad secretions.
According to experience reports, magic mushrooms elicit more emotions and visual effects than 4-AcO-DMT (psilacetin).
Researchers have modelled the neurons in the optic nerve's connection.