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magic mushroom

a mushroom, Psilocybe mexicana, of Mexico and the southwestern U.S., containing the hallucinogen psilocybin.
Origin of magic mushroom
1965-70 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for magic mushrooms

magic mushroom

(informal) any of various types of fungi that contain a hallucinogenic substance, esp Psilocybe mexicana, which contains psilocybin
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Contemporary definitions for magic mushrooms

any toadstool with hallucinogenic properties from psilocybin, e.g. the liberty cap or fly agaric's 21st Century Lexicon
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Slang definitions & phrases for magic mushrooms

magic mushrooms


A type of mushroom (genus Psilocybe) that when eaten causes hallucinations, etc

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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