magic mushroom

noun
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of magic mushroom

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

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First Known Use of magic mushroom

1957

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magic mushroom

noun

medical Definition of magic mushroom

: any fungus containing hallucinogenic alkaloids (as psilocybin)

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