The most common synonyms are:
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Overdose is common and can lead to serious consequences. Some of them are not caused by physical symptoms due to magic mushrooms, but rather by the psychosis.
Strong and quick.
No, psilocybin does not cause physical dependance. However, as with any hallucinogen, excessive and/or frequent use can lead to psychological dependence.
Onset and duration of action
|Oral (empty stomach)||About 30 minutes||2 hours||4 to 6 hours|
|Sublingual (dried mushrooms that are chewed and left under the tongue)||15 to 150 minutes||2 hours||4 to 6 hours|
Many different street drugs are sold under the same name. Furthermore, nothing guarantees the quantity, purity or even the content of a street drug in spite of the fact that it may, in some cases, look like medication.
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