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Drug Identification Chart: Magic mushrooms

Cannabis (Hash oil)
Cannabis
(Hash oil)
Cannabis (Hashish)
Cannabis
(Hashish)
Cannabis (Marihuana)
Cannabis
(Marihuana)
Cocaine (Crystals)
Cocaine
(Crystals)
Cocaine (Rocks)
Cocaine
(Rocks)
GHB
LSD (Blotting Paper)
LSD
(Blotting Paper)
LSD (Tablets)
LSD
(Tablets)
Methamphetamine (Crystals)
Methamphe tamine
(Crystals)
Methamphetamine (Powder)
Methamphetamine (Tablets)
Kétamine (Liquid)
Kétamine
(Liquid)
Kétamine (Powder)
Kétamine
(Powder)
Kétamine (Tablets)
Kétamine
(Tablets)
PCP (Powder)
PCP
(Powder)
PCP (Tablets)
PCP
(Tablets)

Magic mushrooms (psilocybin)

Magic mushrooms (psilocybin)

Description: Dry, fibrous substance of varying colours (sometimes ground into candy or chocolate)

Street Names: Mush, Magic Mushrooms

Methods of Use: Ingested

Category: Perception-distorting (Substance that alters sensory perception. It causes changes in user’s mood, thoughts and consciousness)

Most Commonly Cited Effects: Relaxation, dreamlike state, heightened sensitivity, illusions, hallucinations

Detection Method: Illusions, hallucinations, dreamlike state, hilarity

Appendices: III

Law and Offences: Controlled Drug and Substances Act – Possession: section 4(1) – Possession with intent to traffic: section 5(2) – Trafficking: section 5(1) – Import-Export: section 6(1) – Possession with intent to export: section 6(2) – Manufacturing: section 7(1)