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Psilocybe pelliculosa, a psychedelic mushroom in the Psilocybe genus.
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Fungi
Phylum Basidiomycota
Class Agaricomycetes
Order Agaricales
Family Hymenogastraceae
Genus Psilocybe
Common nomenclature
Common names Shrooms, magic mushroom
Note: Some species of Psilocybe genus does not contain psychoactive constituents, like Psilocybe fuscofulva.
Active constituents Psilocin, Psilocybin, Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin

Psilocybe is a genus of gilled mushrooms growing worldwide. This genus is best known for its species with psychedelic properties. Psilocin and psilocybin are the psychedelic compounds responsible for the psychoactive effects of many species in the genus.

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