a mushroom, Psilocybe mexicana, of Mexico and the southwestern U.S., containing the hallucinogen psilocybin.
Words nearby magic mushroom
Origin of magic mushroom
First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for magic mushrooms
informal any of various types of fungi that contain a hallucinogenic substance, esp Psilocybe mexicana, which contains psilocybin
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