Citation: MEC. "Overall I Had a Fantastic Time: An Experience with Phenibut & Mushrooms (exp111818)". Erowid.org. Apr 26, 2018. erowid.org/exp/111818
Best Drug Experience I've Had So Far
One of my friends started growing his own mushrooms about six months ago and we had been planning a day to do them for a while. Finally all our schedules lined up and we picked a cool spring Sunday to do them. I had also recently been experimenting with phenibut and I read that it synergizes well with mushrooms, and even though this would be my first time with mushrooms, I decided to take 500mg of phenibut about 3 hours before we were going to eat the mushrooms.
The setting was my friendís apartment. There were four of us that were gonna do them (two were experienced with shrooms) and two more of our friends were just hanging out with us. We brewed some tea to make it easier to ingest the shrooms (they look and taste gnarly). The tea is a great option as it completely masked the taste. The texture of the re-hydrated shrooms was still kinda gross but not bad at all. It helps to break them up into small pieces first. I hadnít eaten anything for the previous 12 hours, and I did not experience any nausea whatsoever after ingesting the tea.
With the tea finished we just relaxed and waited for the effects of the shrooms to kick in. After about an hour I was definitely feeling it. It first manifested itself as a jittery sensation, sort of like a strong caffeine rush, but not unpleasant at all. It was similar to the body load feeling of LSD but way less uncomfortable. I began to feel a bit tingly in my forearms and fingers, it kinda felt like electricity flowing from my elbows to the tips of my pinky and ring fingers. At this point I was just sitting on the couch holding a pillow on either side of my body. It felt really nice to have the pressure on me. The sun was shining on my back and it felt incredible, especially since it was a bit cold inside. It felt like I was being charged with warm energy. My body and mind were being flooded with euphoria. The cat jumped up, probably wanting to be in the sun as well, and her fur felt really nice to touch.
I was totally happy to just sit there and enjoy all the feelings I was experiencing. I did not need any external stimulus and in fact I was getting slightly bothered by how some of the other people I was with were acting. The friends that werenít doing the shrooms were insisting we watch or play something together. I would have been happy being alone honestly. I think the trip easily could have turned sour at this point, and I credit the phenibut I took with keeping me level headed. I think that even sober I would have been kinda annoyed by how certain people were acting.
With the dosage of shrooms I took I did not experience any real hallucinogenic effects, with the exception of when I was peaking certain stationary objects would appear to slightly breathe in and out. Also the ceiling of the apartment appeared slightly convex, like it was slowly caving in (I later realized that the ceiling IS in fact slightly convex and it wasnít entirely the shrooms making me see that).
My thoughts remained mostly lucid throughout the entire experience, and I have a full and clear recollection of the day. It was almost entirely a body high for me. This isnít a complaint because the body high felt amazing and I was in a state of mild euphoria for hours
the body high felt amazing and I was in a state of mild euphoria for hours
. It did not last as long as I was expecting. I was feeling mostly sober after four or five hours, so I smoked a little weed hoping to extend the good vibes for a while. The body high came back on surprisingly strong, along with the typical cannabis high, and lasted another few hours. I had to work the next day so once I was sobered up I drove home and went straight to bed feeling very relaxed.
Overall I had a fantastic time on shrooms and I honestly cannot wait to try them again, in a higher dosage. I think it will be incredible to be outside in nice warm weather while doing this and I look forward to the summertime when I will no doubt be doing shrooms again. Iíve learned that it is important to be selective with your group and setting. I think there were too many people with me this time, but it didnít have a big effect on the trip. I feel that two or three other people is the limit for how many to have around, at least for me. Maybe a more social person wouldn't care.
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