Liberty Cap Mushrooms
Psilocybe Semilanceata (Liberty Caps) is a species of magic mushrooms with psychedelic effects, They are commonly known as Liberty Cap mushrooms, and can be distinguished by their pointed, conical-shaped caps. They mainly grow in wetlands across warmer parts of the world.
Liberty caps have average psilocybin potency and can be consumed in different ways.
As mentioned earlier, liberty cap mushrooms have bell-like, conical-shaped caps. What’s more, the shape of the caps remains the same throughout the lifetime of the mushroom.
Psilocybe Semilanceata contains psilocybin and baeocystin psychoactive compounds. The psilocybin potency varies depending on the specific liberty cap mushroom, with an average concentration of 1% per the dried mushroom’s weight.
Liberty caps can however be consumed in various ways, including brewing in tea, chewing them raw, or incorporating them in other recipes. They have a bitter taste, and some prefer to add some lemon juice to them to make them more palatable.
Liberty caps are considered to be one of the “friendlier” magic mushrooms. Moreover, are considered ideal for beginners. Additionally, users have reported feeling happy, empathetic, and social after they consume liberty caps.
Generally, liberty caps cause mild hallucinations. On the other hand, some users reported experiencing negative effects after consuming liberty caps such as stomach aches, painful limbs, and heaviness in arms and limbs. When taken in large amounts, they may cause severe hallucinations and confusion.