Penis Envy mushrooms. Photo credit: Spores Worldwide. There’s a type of magic mushroom whose physical appearance resembles a penis and allows for a ridiculously euphoric and pretty intense experience. For those who dare consume one of the world’s trippiest mushrooms, prepare for a literal out-of-body experience. The trip that the Penis Envy mushroom takes users on claims to … [Read more...] about Penis Envy Mushrooms: Trippy Shrooms and an Even Trippier Mystery
Psychedelics, sex and intimacy. Photo credit: twenty20 photos. Humans have used psychedelics throughout history, influencing many cultures along the way. These drugs were mostly used in religious ceremonies or for their medical benefits. However, the ancient Egyptians had another use for them. The pharaohs and nobles of ancient Egypt would ingest the extract of the blue … [Read more...] about A Contemporary Guide to Hallucinogens and Sex
There is a significant overlap between psilocybin and cannabis users. Photo credit: Cannabis_Pics. Efforts to decriminalize psychedelics like psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in “magic mushrooms,” are gaining traction throughout the U.S. Psilocybin, exactly like cannabis, is a Schedule I controlled substance under the federal Controlled Substances Act. But despite … [Read more...] about Psilocybin and its Overlap With Cannabis use
Veterans Walk and Talk members during group excursion. Photo credit: Veterans Walk the Talk. One group is on a mission to help fellow veterans heal through plant medicine and outdoor activities. Veterans Walk and Talk (VWAT) is a community group based in California that advocates for peer-therapy, hiking, and cannabis and psychedelic use for veterans as a way to help … [Read more...] about One Veteran is Building a Cannabis-Hiking Community
Is the preference for natural over synthetic drugs ubiquitous? Photo credit: Envato. There is a common error in reasoning called the naturalistic fallacy. It occurs when one conflates what is natural with what is good. The issue is that oftentimes, the one deploying this argument determines exactly what natural means. One bigoted example is the homophobic argument … [Read more...] about Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?