Decriminalize Nature DC is driving the effort to get the initiative on the November ballot.
It is a plant that contains over 40 alkaloid and non-alkaloid compounds, some of which have analgesic and psychoactive properties.
Stamets says standardized formulations of multiple psilocybin analogs are the "wave of the future" because of the entourage effect.
There’s a lot more going on inside magic mushrooms than just psilocybin.
Chicago could become the largest US city to decriminalize entheogens
This new knowledge provides more options for developing psychedelics into therapeutic drug formulations.
The center aims to quantify the chemicals in magic mushrooms and possibly identify new psychedelic molecules in them.
Anorexia has phenomenological parallels to anxiety and addiction, both of which have been shown to improve with psilocybin-assisted interventions.
The evidence points to several possibilities. It could be psilocybin or a combination of factors.
The serotonin 5-HT2C receptor may play a key role.