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Our idea of magic mushrooms is crisp, golden (legal) substances with the power to lend a bass note of flavor to grain salads, turn a piece of ricotta toast into a meal, or stand alone as a savory side.
Psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, isn’t far behind: Several Phase II trials for use as an antidepressant have successfully concluded, and a protocol for Phase III is scheduled to be submitted to the FDA next year.
The indescribable high, intense emotions, and intimate sense of self experienced under the influence of magic mushrooms are similar to another kind of trip: a religiously mystical experience.
On the East Coast, a Harvard University researcher dosed seminary students with psilocybin to show that the active ingredient in magic mushrooms could inspire an authentic religious experience.
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