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Legal Status Of Psilocybin Mushrooms - By Country - United States
... In the United States, possession of psilocybin-containing mushrooms is illegal because they contain the Schedule I drugs psilocin and psilocybin ... spores, but selling them with the purpose of producing hallucinogenic mushrooms is illegal. 1978 ruled that possession of wild psilocybin mushrooms is not illegal however, whether knowingly gathering wild psilocybin mushrooms for later use is illegal was not addressed in the decision ...
Legal Status Of Psilocybin Mushrooms - By Country - United Kingdom
... both fresh and "prepared" (that is, dried, cooked or made into a tea) psilocybin mushrooms were made illegal in the United Kingdom ... Prior to this date, fresh mushrooms were widely available (even in city centre shops), but section 21 of the Drugs Act 2005 made fresh psychedelic mushrooms ("fungi containing psilocybin"), a ... period Psilocybe cubensis and other psilocybin mushrooms were sold in farmers markets ...
Legal Status Of Psilocybin Mushrooms - By Country - The Netherlands
... the Netherlands Since December 2008 possession of both dry and fresh psychoactive mushrooms has been forbidden by law ... that prosecution shall be started on possession of 0.5g dried or 5g fresh psychoactive mushrooms ... Before December 2008, unprocessed psychoactive mushrooms were legal to possess, they were not covered under the opium law, therefore making them legal to possess, consume and sell, and could be obtained in ...
... is a genus of fairly large white-spored gilled mushrooms which are found worldwide growing on the ground in woodlands ... These mushrooms often smell bad and can be mistaken for Tricholoma and Clitocybe, but mushrooms in those genera are more fragile and rot more quickly ... of Leucopaxillus have antibiotics which make the mushrooms persist much longer than most, making them appear to be more common than they actually are ...

Famous quotes containing the word mushrooms:

    Not ringed but rare, not gilled but polyp-like, having sprung up

    These mushrooms of the gods, resembling human organs uprooted,
    rooted only on the air,
    William Jay Smith (b. 1918)

    And in a disused shed in Co. Wexford,
    Deep in the grounds of a burnt-out hotel,
    Among the bathtubs and the washbasins
    A thousand mushrooms crowd to a keyhole.
    Derek Mahon (b. 1941)