magic mushroom

noun

Definition of magic mushroom

  1. :  a fungus (such as genus Psilocybe) containing hallucinogenic alkaloids (such as psilocybin)

First Known Use of magic mushroom

1957


Medical Dictionary

magic mushroom

noun

Medical Definition of magic mushroom

  1. :  any fungus containing hallucinogenic alkaloids (as psilocybin)


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