Magic Truffle Resources
Curious about magic truffles but don’t know where to start? After comparing magic truffles vs mushrooms, dive into our essential magic truffle resources and transform yourself into a magic truffle aficionado in a couple of hours
As we’ve discussed previously, magic truffles are produced by some species of magic mushrooms. They also contain psychedelic compounds, so, they can equally be used for microdosing, tripping, or research.
With the magic truffle resources we provide you here, you can learn everything there is to know about magic truffles — from how they were discovered to their effects, how to use them, and their impact on research studies.
1. The Tragic Story of Magic Truffles: The Elusive Wild Psilocybe — Article by Double Blind Mag
We start our resource roundup with an article where you can learn all about the origin of magic truffles. Steven H. Pollock, the iconic mycologist, was the first one to find magic truffles in the wild, more precisely in Tampa, Florida — that’s why he named that species Psilocybe tampanensis.
In this article, you can learn a bit about this rockstar mycologist, how he found this new species, and his tragic death. You can also learn all the basics about Psilocybe tampanensis.
2. The Rise of Psychedelic Truffles in Amsterdam — VICE Documentary
This 20-minute VICE documentary is perfect for those looking to learn about how magic truffles grow and the events behind the banning of magic mushrooms in the Netherlands that made room for the magic truffle industry.
You’ll also get to know the two brothers behind the biggest truffle production company in the world and how they started their business.
P.S.: We’ve included the booklet guide they made for their customers in this resource list.
3. Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics — Netflix Documentary
Have a Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics is a 2020 Netflix documentary. If you want to learn about psychedelics this is THE documentary to watch!
Although it doesn’t mention magic truffles, we still recommend it. After all, with the right dose, you’ll get the same effects from truffles as you would from shrooms.
Basically, a bunch of people share their experiences with psychedelics — some good, some bad — and in-between all the science behind it is explained simply.
It’s educational and funny at the same time. Nothing is presented as pro or anti-drug propaganda; nothing is trying to influence you to go a certain way — it’s truly educational.
It’s a great resource for beginners because they present so many different experiences, you won’t be frightened or nervous if you go through it yourself — you’ll already have an idea of what to expect.
For experienced psychonauts… it’ll take you on a trip (no pun intended!) down memory lane ‘cause you’ve surely had many experiences like the ones they describe!
4. All You Need to Know About Magic Truffles — A Printable Guide (PDF) by MagicTruffles.com, the Biggest Magic Truffle Producers Worldwide
Who could possibly be better suited to teach you about magic truffles than the biggest producers worldwide?
They created this guide to distribute as a booklet with every little box of magic truffles they sell. This way, their customers have all the information they need to have safe and fun trips.
It comes in eleven different languages (you can skip right to page 7 for English) and it covers what magic truffles are, how to use them, dosage, effects, shelf-life, and more.
5. How to Prepare for Your First Magic Mushroom Trip — A Guide by Zamnesia on Medium
This guide covers everything you need to know before you embark on your first magic mushroom trip.
It’s just as helpful if you’re planning to use magic truffles instead of mushrooms because they contain the same psychedelic substances. Here, you can learn all the basics to prepare for an awesome and safe trip.
The only thing you need to change is dosage. Magic truffles usually have a lower amount of active compounds so you need to have more — use the magic truffle dosage calculator below to find out your perfect dosage.
No matter if you’re a beginner or experienced psychedelics user, the magic truffle dosage calculator will help you have the perfect trip — no need to guess and have too little or too much anymore.
With this calculator, you can add your weight in kilograms, pick between truffles and mushrooms — dried or fresh — and whether you want a micro, low, normal, or high dose.
There are plenty of guides out there on how to use magic truffles in Amsterdam. We picked this one because it’s probably the most complete.
Aside from having all the basics — as all other guides do — this one includes details like the expected average cost of truffles, the risks of using them, how a bad trip feels like, a list of the strongest truffles available in the city, and a lot more useful tips.
If you’re planning to visit Amsterdam to experience the legal magic truffle culture, make sure you read this first.
8. The Rise of Psychedelic Therapies | News on Drugs — VICE News Interview with Professor David Nutt
If you’re interested in psychedelics for therapeutic purposes, you’ll find this interview with Professor David Nutt mind-blowing — the alternative would be a deep dive into Google Scholar but as a very wise woman once said “ain’t nobody got time for that.”
Professor Nutt and his team at the Imperial College London are at the forefront of psychedelic research. He explains how psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy works and shares their most recent research findings.
He also talks about the next research studies they’ll embark on, successful studies carried out by other researchers, the illogical drug scheduling in the UK, and more.
If you want to dive deeper into the psychedelics and psilocybin therapy research, we recommend you check out this page from John Hopkins University.
We decided to finish off with an article on the legal status of magic mushrooms around the world.
Apart from the Netherlands, the laws for magic truffles are likely the same for magic mushrooms since they contain the same active compounds and properties.
Enjoy your legal (or grey area!) highs.
Key Takeaways From The Magic Truffle Resources Roundup
The world of psychedelics is fascinating — we created this resources roundup so you could explore a little corner of that world: psychedelic truffles.
Our resource roundup covers a range of magic truffle topics, from their unlikely discovery to their rise to fame in the Netherlands as well recreational use and the impact psilocybin is having on mental health research. Which of resource was the most useful or interesting to you? Let us know in the comments.