Getting high on acid (LSD) is also known as an “acid trip” or “psychedelic experience” and is technically termed LSD intoxication. During this period of intoxication, users experience a wide variety of effects, most often visual and other sensory distortions, changes to thought processes, intense emotions, including euphoria, and occasionally for some people, surprising new insights.
Psychedelic Pride on 19 April celebrates the anniversary of Swiss scientist Albert Hofmann becoming the first ever person to ingest LSD, a substance that many including Charlie Gilmour feel is due for rehabilitation Established by the UK’s Psychedelic Society, users are encouraged to corner a lucky parent, sibling, or even colleague and “explain to them how psychedelics have benefited you”. As the organisers note: “Breaking the taboo on psychedelic use is an important step in the campaign for their legalisation and regulation.”
Most cultivators who love the user-friendly instructions of the magic mushroom grow kits might not even know that there are different magic mushroom species. The most common type of psychedelic mushroom is the psilocybe cubensis, the one that you’re familiar with.