High & Polite Article: What Happens If You’re Caught Growing Magic Mushrooms In The UK?


This is what’s going down in the UK re the criminal penalties for Magic Mushroom growers in the UK . Thankyou High & Polite Did you know that, not so long ago, magic mushrooms used to be legal in the UK so long as they were fresh? That’s right. You could pop into your local head shop and buy packets of fresh mushies over the counter. They were only illegal if they had been prepared in some way, like by being dried, frozen or cooked. The law changed in 2005 to prohibit fresh mushrooms, much to the dismay of psychonauts around the country. However, there is still one legal loophole to getting your hands on magic mushrooms in the UK. And that’s to grow your own. You see, it is still very much legal to buy and posess magic mushroom spores, which are the tiny seeds out of which mushrooms grow. It only becomes a crime once these spores are germinated. If you do choose to germinate your legal spores, there’s little chance of getting caught with with them if you’re careful. But in case you were wondering what the risks are, this article will tell you what happens if you get caught growing magic mushrooms in the UK. What are magic mushrooms? Magic mushrooms are a type of funghi that contains the psychedelic compound psilocybin or psilocyn. The mushroom itself is actually the fruiting body of the organism, while below ground you’ll find the lumpy mycellium, which we call truffles. Read: What are magic truffles and are they legal in the UK? There are hundreds, if not thousands, of species of magic mushrooms. The genus psilocybe is one of the most common subsets of psilocybin mushrooms, and includes psilocybe cubensis – arguably the most well-known species of magic mushroom…

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