How Long do the Effects of Shrooms Last?

Shrooms are known as Magic Mushrooms that contain Psilocybin which is a psychedelic compound found in specific varieties of mushrooms. Psilocybin is one of the most popular psychedelic compounds. You can find mushrooms that contain psilocybin, in the wild area of many parts of the world. 

For a very long time, people are using shrooms. You can eat shrooms fresh or dried, brewed in tea, or added to a certain food.

Psilocybin has been considered as a breakthrough therapy and a possible treatment for depression. So it has a promising clinical application, but it is classified under Schedule I drug. People can misuse it. This is why it’s illegal to possess or sell in the United States. But there are some parts of the country where it has been decriminalized like Oakland and Denver. 

But still, people are using it. So before using you should know about something that might help you to be in control.

Here we will explain to you about these magic mushrooms effects, and how long the effects of shrooms last.

So, let’s dive into it. 

Possible Effects of Shrooms

Taking shrooms has some possible physical effects. 

  • Nausea, 
  • Yawning, 
  • Headaches, and 
  • Increased heart rate, blood pressure, and temperature.

It also affects mentally. 

  • You may feel relaxed.
  • You can have introspective experiences that may feel spiritual. 
  • Sometimes you can have some unpleasant effects like nervousness, paranoia, and panic reactions.

There are some research and studies on this and it shows that users can have long-term changes in personality. It can last for over a year. 

When Do You Feel The Effects?

How long it takes to make you feel the effects of shrooms depends on how you are taking it. If you take it with tea, it will work fast like 5 to 10 minutes. And if you take it fresh or dried, then  after ingesting the mushrooms, you will start feeling the effects within 30 to 40 minutes. Between this time, the psilocybin will have broken and acts on serotonin receptors in the brain.

The effect will rise after 90 minutes and you will feel the bulk of the effects in the first 6 hours. 

How Long Do The Effects Last?

On average, the effects of shrooms last between 4 and 6 hours. Actually it depends on several factors. Some people may feel the effects for a longer period of time.  

After having shrooms, you can feel some lingering effects. It can last till the next day. There are some factors that can be the reason to make some effects longer and also increase the chance of a hangover. 

These are the factors mentioned below that can affect the severity and duration of shrooms’ effects.

  • The number of shrooms you take
  • The species of the mushroom
  • The way you ingest them.
  • Eat the dried shrooms or fresh shrooms as dried ones are more potent than the fresh ones.
  • Age matters
  • Tolerance capability
  • How you expect and the frame of your mind
  • Preexisting mental health condition
  • If you have taken any other substances

In maximum cases, most people go back to feeling like themselves within 24 hours. 

Shrooms… and what you need to know!

Shrooms don’t stay much longer, they are eliminated from the body quickly. However, there are a bunch of variables that make it impossible to know how long it takes to vanish from your system. They are more unpredictable in their effects if you compare them with others. You may feel more intense.