Detecting psychoactive drugs in the developmental stages of mushrooms.

  title={Detecting psychoactive drugs in the developmental stages of mushrooms.},
  author={S. T. Gross},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  volume={45 3},
  • S. T. Gross
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Journal of forensic sciences
  • The following questions regarding the detection of psychoactive drugs in mushrooms are addressed: At what stage of the mushroom development can the psychoactive drugs psilocyn and psilocybin be identified, and what effect does light have on the growth of these mushrooms. To answer these questions, Psilocybe cyanescens Wakefield mushrooms were grown from their spores in a controlled setting. At various times of their development, samples were taken and analyzed for psilocyn and psilocybin… CONTINUE READING
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