Psilocybin can help cancer patients cope with depression and anxiety, according to two new studies. But will President Trump fund research in what could be a revolutionary development in psychiatry?
For sufferers like me, mushrooms and 5-MeO-DALT offer relief where traditional medications can't.
VICE talked to mushroom expert Alan Rockefeller, about his work and the possibility of legalizing the psychedelic varietals of this fungi in the future.
In an all new episode of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia, Hamilton explores magic mushrooms with the help of shamans, clandestine growers, and ethnomycologists.
Hamilton meets a few mushroom kingpins and gets a look inside their massive underground grow room on Wednesday's episode of Hamilton's Pharmacopeia on VICELAND.
Jon Daly, Chris Pontius, and more told us about their craziest party stories in this week's episode of Party Legends.
We spoke to Dr. Mark Bolstridge, a clinical psychiatrist searching for alternative and unusual treatments for depression.
People will have a lot of opinions about the best song to listen to when coming down from psychedelics. Though you may have the chillest or most vibe-y track in mind, "There Will Be Other Worlds" is more honest. It sounds like how a comedown feels.
Researchers found that the "magic" in magic mushrooms can help you feel better about getting snubbed.
We went to 9/20, the Psilocybin Mushroom Day, where conference-goers waxed poetic about the spiritual and medical value of tripping balls.
Acid Nerve's new 16-bit-styled adventure looks cuddly, but get your hands on it and within minutes it's trying to gnaw them off.
Have you ever looked at a plastic bag and thought, fuck, that looks delicious? If not, perhaps a new device called the Fungi Mutarium will change your mind.
Salvia is not exactly fun to use. But the Mazatec people of Mexico make it central to their religious ceremonies, and Americans can't seem to resist making goofy YouTube videos about it. What gives?
Mathias develops and synthesizes potentially psychoactive chemicals for research purposes, but he says that you're better off taking mushrooms than anything he's cooked up.
Ayahuasca, yagé, the truth vine, the madre, or whatever you call it is not only the strongest drug I've ever tried but easily the most powerful experience I've ever had.
I talked to Terence McKenna's son, Finn, about a wide range of topics including LSD, H.P. Lovecraft, London, visionary art, and "a revolutionary musical video game that will immerse players in a psychedelic experience."
I hate cats, so naturally it was a good idea for me to eat a bunch of magic fungus before going to a coffee shop full of felines at nine in the morning. It was fucking amazing.
In 1970, Terence McKenna and his brother, Dennis, traveled to the Colombian Amazon in search of a DMT-containing plant.
"The mushroom speaks, and our opinions rest upon what it tells eloquently of itself in the cool night of the mind."
Last week, in the first installment of this series, I told the story of how I first encountered Terence McKenna. This week, I've organized a list of my 30 favorite Terence McKenna memes.
I learned of Terence McKenna on September 14, 2012, when I was 29 years old. Over the following week or so I watched footage of him on YouTube for probably ~30 hours and have been fascinated by him ever since.
Tripping is fun—until you experience a bad trip and ride a bike down a hill and mistake your friend for an alien and nearly DIE.
Comedian Reggie Watts took time away from filming season three of IFC's Comedy Bang Bang to talk to us about making love on shrooms, how to gracefully end a set, and the genius of Nikola Tesla. Yeah, it was a crazy interview.
This week, our food expert Ian Purkayastha provides the dos and don'ts of handling mushrooms and reveals five of his favorite (legal) varieties. Apparently, the kitchen sink is the devil.