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'Magic' Mushrooms Show Promise In First-Ever Depression Treatment Trial

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living

"Magic mushrooms," the recreational hallucinogen long associated with music festivals and hippies, may also one day prove to have a powerful pharmaceu...

WATCH: This Is Your Brain On 'Shrooms

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.12.2015 | Science

People have some pretty wild experiences while on 'shrooms, reporting everything from vivid hallucinations to spiritual awakenings to intense euphoria...

This Newsroom Just Got A Little More 'Magical'

Posted 10.17.2013 | Weird News

Staffers at the Glenwood Springs Post-Independent in Colorado got a "magical" surprise earlier this week when they opened a package filled with an und...

Magic Mushrooms As Medicine?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.24.2012 | Science

They're called magic mushrooms because people who eat them experience hallucinations. But a pair of new studies from Imperial College London suggests ...

David Moye

Hurricane Irene Could Sprout Bumper Crop Of Magic Mushrooms

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 10.27.2011 | Weird News

Everyone knows the potential destructive power of hurricanes, but few people are aware that storms like Hurricane Irene encourage growth of psychedeli...

Telluride Mushroom Festival: Worth The Trip?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Telluride Institute's annual Mushroom Festival starts Thursday, spreading an appreciation for all things fungi. 2010 marks the 30th anniversary o...

The Crazy World Of Mushrooms (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There are estimated to be more than 140,000 species of mushrooms in existence, but only about 10 percent of those have been identified. Of that percen...