Category Archives: Mushroom News

The magic behind Silicon Valley? Magic Mushrooms

Silicon Valley, magic mushrooms

The overworked, high stress workers of America’s tech industry have found a new way to cope with stress and anxiety via old-fashioned use of psychedelics. In recent articles published by The Bold Italic and Forbes, the use of microdosing is becoming common practice in Silicon Valley. At The Bold Italic, journalist Matt Charnock talks to […]

The World’s First ‘Magic Mushroom’ Research Facility Launches in Jamaica

Jamaican Magic Mushroom facility

Magic Mushroom Research Facility to Launch in Jamaica Talk of ‘Magic Mushrooms,’ and other psychedelic drugs has long been confined to the smaller circles. Due to their status as a Schedule 1 drug, psychedelic drugs remain for most a mystery asking to be solved; and that is exactly what Field Trip Ventures is looking to […]

The Ever-Growing World of Mycelium

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One of the most rapidly renewable resources on the planet, mycelium, is the future of renewable source material for an ever-growing list of products. MycoWorks, a company that turns mycelium and other agricultural byproducts into leather, is at the forefront of this movement. What is mycelium? According to Wikipedia, “Mycelium is the vegetative part of […]

Study: Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men

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Eating Mushrooms Prevents Cancer Growth in Middle-Aged Men, according to a recent study This week in mushroom news we are looking at the long term health benefits of mushrooms for middle-aged men. A study of middle-aged men found results that suggest that the consumption of mushrooms prevents cancer growth. Recent studies suggest that the consumption […]

Oakland, CA Decriminalizes Magic Mushroom Usage

Oakland, California

Oakland follows Denver in decriminalizing magic mushroom possession and use As you may recall, last week we reported on Denver’s decision to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms in May. Now, in a groundbreaking move, Oakland, the eighth-largest city in California has decided to follow suit. According to a report by the Associated Press, city officials have “voted […]

Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative makes history

Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative

Less than a month ago, the city of Denver made headlines by passing a city ordinance to decriminalize hallucinogenic Psilocybin mushrooms. The Denver Psilocybin Mushroom Initiative, or Ordinance 301, was approved by less than 2,000 votes on May 7th and made official May 16th, with a final 50.5% of the vote. 2012 seems like a […]

“The Mushroom Cure” explores using Magic Mushrooms as Medicine

The Mushroom Cure

Off-Broadway Play “The Mushroom Cure” seeks to bring awareness to using Magic Mushrooms, or Psilocybin, as medicine. Magic mushrooms. Shrooms. Mushy-mushy. Psilocybin mushrooms are called by all different names but generally speaking it’s not medicine. Or even worse art. But one Chicago theater is aiming to change that with The Mushroom Cure. The Greenhouse Theater, […]

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