Edible mushrooms are good for health. However, there are many mushroom effects as well. To learn more about these effects, read through this piece.

Mushrooms Effects

Mushrooms are edible fungi that are high in nutrient content. Mushrooms are used in many cuisines around the world due to their high nutritional value and scrumptious taste. However, not all mushrooms are edible. There are many poisonous mushrooms as well that can cause serious health hazards if consumed. Moreover, there are many mushrooms that have a psychedelic nature. The “magic mushroom” is one such psychedelic mushroom which is known to induce hallucinations more like the effect of LSD drugs when consumed. Hallucinogenic mushrooms cause your mind to go on a "trip" that can be either good or bad, but is impossible to stop. These magic mushrooms are also known as “shrooms” and can distort one’s perception of reality and make the person enter an altered state where he/she is at the risk of harming him/herself. Plus, these mushrooms can also have side effects on your physical health and can cause nausea, tension in the neck muscles, and your pupils can also get dilated. So, before you experiment with mushrooms you should be very clear about mushrooms that are edible and mushrooms that are not edible and potentially fatal, if consumed. If you are interested to learn what effects certain mushrooms have on your body, then read through the next sections.

Side Effects Of Mushrooms

Effects Of Psilocybin Mushrooms

  • Psilocybin mushrooms also known as “magic mushrooms” have effects similar to ‘lysergic acid diethyliamide drugs’ popularly known as LSD. Consuming magic mushroom can take you to a “trip” where your perception of reality is altered for some time.
  • Depending upon your perception and how you feel at that time, the “trip” can be either good or bad.
  • Within 20 minutes to one hour of consuming the magic mushroom, you start feeling its effect. The first signs are usually a sense of euphoria and expectation along with a tingling sensation in the body.
  • It takes about 30 to 40 minutes for the effects of this mushroom to reach its peak.
  • Many people also complain of feeling revolted at this time.
  • The peak effect lasts for one to two hours when people reach a state of visual hallucination. Surfaces may ripple and simmer; and all colors will seem more vibrant.
  • Many people also experience hearing sounds louder than usual.
  • Magic mushroom also cause people to feel delightful.
  • Other hallucination symptoms may include experiencing time distortion; body dissolving, see objects merging into one another, etc.
  • Magic mushrooms usually take you to an enjoyable state. However, many people may have a “bad trip” as well. In a “bad trip” people experience a state that is similar to their worst nightmare.
  • Other physical side effects of consuming magic mushroom include stomach problems like nausea, cramping, vomiting, etc. Many people also experience bouts of diarrhea after consuming magic mushrooms.
Effects Of Reishi Mushrooms
  • The Reishi mushroom is also known as “mushroom of immortality”. This mushroom helps to boost the immune system and is a rich source of vitamin B and amino acids.
  • The most common side effect of Reishi mushroom is nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.
  • Other side effects of this mushroom include nose bleeds, skin irritation, and skin rashes.
  • Many people also suffer from dizziness, dry nose and dry throat after consuming excess amounts of this mushroom.
It is recommended that you see a physician if you experience any of these mushroom effects before your condition worsens.

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