Psilocybe


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Psilocybe

(sī'lō-sī'bē),
A genus of mushrooms (family Agaricaceae) containing many species with psychotropic or hallucinogenic properties, including Psilocybe mexicana, of which the fruiting bodies are a source of the hallucinogen, psilocybin.

Psilocybe

Toxicology A genus of mushrooms that contains psilocybin, a hallucinogen Clinical 20–60 mushrooms may be ingested to obtain the desired hallucinogenic effect; small amounts of Psilocybe spp evoke euphoria, accompanied by dizziness, and weakness; larger amounts alter temporal and spatial perception, causing visual disturbances Management Supportive; effects are transient. See Poisonous mushrooms.

Psilocybe

genus of toxic mushrooms; contain an indole alkaloid which causes incoordination, tremor, stumbling, recumbency and hypersensitivity. Includes P. cubensis, P. semilanceata. Called also mad or magic mushrooms.
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Furthermore, Moreira-Neto (2013), basidiomycetes fungi from the genera of Trametes, Lentinus, Peniophora, Pycnoporus, Rigidoporus, Hygrocybe and, Psilocybe have an ability to decolorize CBB H-GR and Cibacron Red FN-2BL by more than 70%.
Psilocybin, a psychoactive plant alkaloid found in Psilocybe mushrooms, is being investigated as a possible treatment for major depression.
Of special note are Roger Keen's 'Beats on Acid', Toby Slater's 'The LSD Trial', and Jack Hunter's 'On the Nature of Psilocybe Folk'.
Gracias a Schultes, Guzman obtuvo la beca de la Guggenheim Memorial Foundation de Nueva York en 1971, que le permitio estudiar Psilocybe por todo el mundo y tener como resultado final la monografia de este genero, publicada por la editorial Koeltz en 1983.
Marked weakness, disorientation, anxiety, mydriasis, tachycardia and hyper-reflexia reportedly developed in mice 30 min to 4 h after ingestion of hallucinogenic or magic mushrooms like Psilocybe, Panaeolus, Copelandia, Gymnopilus, Pluteus, and Conocybe [4].
Blueing in Conocybe, Psilocybe, and a Stropharia species and the detection of psilocybin.
New taxonomical and ethnomycological observations on Psilocybe s.
costata se incluyen dentro de las especies amenazadas; Psilocybe caerulipes esta sujeta a proteccion especial, segun la Norma Oficial Mexicana NOM-059-ECOL-2010.
Additionally, acute renal injuries that required renal replacement therapies have also been reported in individuals after consumption of the Psilocybe specis mushroom (Bickel et al.
Belonging to a subcategory of hallucinogens, the major psychedelics are: (1) lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD); (2) psilocybin and psilocin from Psilocybe spp.
Ballaminut and Matheus (2007) observed that initial C/N ratios of the substrates used for inoculation of Lentinus crinitus and Psilocybe castanella were 80 and 58, respectively and decreased to 60 and 43 after 30 days of incubation, respectively.