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  • Three red capped mushrooms outside: Amanita muscaria.
    Rights: Onderwijsgek CC BY-SA 3.0 nl Published 4 September 2012 Size: 1.4 MB Referencing Hub media

    The toxin muscarine is found in the mushroom Amanita muscaria, more commonly known as fly agaric. While the toxin can produce a hallucinatory effect and may cause death, it is not one of the mushroom species commonly referred to as ‘magic mushrooms’. Magic mushrooms contain the toxin psilocybin.

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