Magic Mushrooms

The Effect

  • Distort colours, sound and objects
  • Time can appear to slow down or speed up
  • make you feel more emotionally sensitive
  • Can make you talk nonsense and unable to hold intelligent conversation
  • A trip can last anything from 4 to 10 hours with the after effects lasting up to 6 hours

The Risks

  • Eating the wrong kind of mushroom can make you seriously ill or even kill you
  • Can aggravate any mental health problems which may be present
  • A bad trip is very unpleasant experience
  • Whilst they can grow abundantly in Moray, The Council regularly spray them with poisons to kill them

The Law

  • They are a Class A drug
  • As of July 2005 it is illegal possess magic mushrooms either prepared or unprepared
  • Possession carries a seven year sentence and unlimited fine and supply can be up to a life imprisonment and an unlimited fine

Street Names

  • Liberties
  • Magics
  • Mushies
  • Shrooms