Have you ever heard of the mushrooms that can alter your personality? The magic mushrooms or psilocybin mushrooms can have a mystical effect on your personality even in small doses. Before we go into further details here are some historical facts regarding these mystical mushrooms.
The use of the magic mushrooms can be traced back to 9000BC in the Sahara desert, in Southeast Algeria. In one of the ancient language Nahuatl, these mushrooms were known as “teonanacatl” meaning “God’s flesh”, indicating its spiritual importance. It was also used in religious events, in Spain, in 4000BC, which is evident from the ancient paintings in Spain, in Villar del Humo.
The scientific name given to the magic mushrooms is “Psilocybe cubensis” which means “bald head”. The key ingredient that causes the hallucinatory effect is psilocin and psilocybin, and they are found in more than hundred species of mushrooms.