The serotonin 5-HT2C receptor may play a key role.
These unassuming creatures are full of surprises.
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).
2C-B causes psychedelic effects via the serotonin 5-HT2A receptor.
This structure reveals some reasons for the long-lasting effects of LSD and gives insight into the role of receptor signaling.
The combined action of magic mushroom compounds may produce the overall psychedelic experience.
Enter the fascinating world of the chemistry and biology of these psychedelics.
As researchers watch, magic mushrooms are revealing their secrets.