The magic mushroom
Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic mushroom whose principal active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin . Commonly called shrooms, magic mushrooms, golden tops, cubes, or gold caps, it...
Paul Stamets is a mycologist and the author of numerous books and articles on mushroom identification and cultivation. He is a leading researcher in the use of mushrooms in bioremediation (the use of microorganism metabolisms to remove pollutants). His most recent book is Mycelium Running: How mushrooms can help save the world.