Psilocybin Performs At Least As Well as Leading Antidepressant in Small Study

This shows wild psilocybin cyanescens mushroomsPsilocybin, the psychoactive compound found in magic mushrooms, is as effective at treating depression as conventional SSRI antidepressants. Researchers report, that although not significantly significant, early findings reveal those treated with psilocybin experienced more rapid and greater reductions in depression symptoms than those treated with SSRIs.