Citation: Beaks. "Life's Beauty Seen via Shrooms: An Experience with Mushrooms - Psilocybe cyanescens (exp86487)". Erowid.org. Mar 10, 2020. erowid.org/exp/86487
I consider myself to be very experienced with mushrooms but this night had a lot of craziness in store for me.
T+0:00 I took a pretty heavy dose of six grams of dried psylocibe cyanescens (arguably more potent than cubes) at around 11pm. I felt threshold effects immediately and was excited because I knew I was in for a hell of a night. Initially I was in my living room with my roommate who also took five grams, and another friend who took about one hundred milligrams of OxyContin. We were watching TV but once I started feeling the effects I went upstairs to my room to mess around on the computer.
T+0:30 My mind was blown within 30 minutes of taking the mushrooms. I looked around and felt like I was in the ocean with everything being wavy. Colors and sounds were vibrant and everything had a pulsating beat to it. Eventually, the ocean waves became too intense so I closed my eyes. There was immediately a blinding blue light in my head that was intense but I liked it. I turned on some laid-back trance music and was mind-fucked by my ceiling. Patrick, a character from Spongebob, was on my ceiling, dancing and proceeded to begin to make friends with thousands of bees in a beehive. I closed my eyes at this point and all of a sudden I felt pricks on my arms. I felt like the bees were stinging me. So I opened my eyes, turned off the music, shut the computer, and said, “fuck this, this is too weird.” But, I meant it in a good way.
T+1:30 Several minutes later I left my room and went to my roommate’s room where he was staring at a picture of Bob Marley on his wall. He didn’t notice I was there so I turned around and left. As I was leaving he began having a conversation with the poster. I laughed and made fun of him for a little, then let him be and went downstairs. My other friend was destroyed by the oxy, having a great time, but couldn’t move. We started talking about life and how there are at least two or three levels of life that go by unnoticed without the help of psychoactive drugs.
T+2:00 Soon my roommate came downstairs and we were both beginning our peak so we put on the movie War of the Worlds. The movie is intense sober, on mushrooms, amplify that one hundred fold. I was in a tunnel, at one with the movie, IN the movie. I felt heat on my face when fire appeared, wet when water splashed. It was amazing. I was loving it. I left right after the intense part was over because I didn’t really care for the emotional sentimental shit that followed but was still peaking so I went upstairs and listened to some fucked up music, the kind that no one sober would listen to unless they were absolutely on the brink of insanity. But on mushies, it was perfect. Colors were flying by; sound was vibrating the air, and at one point the vibrating sound met with the color and began to have intercourse. I was awestruck, literally with my mouth open, and I teared up because of the beauty.
T+4:30 I went back downstairs because I felt that nothing could ever be crazier than what I had just seen. All of a sudden the front door opens. I had totally forgotten that my other roommate had gone out for the night. This freaked me out because I see psychedelic trips as an intimate experience and cannot have people coming or going during my trips. The other roommate stood by the door briefly because the house was so fucked up, furniture moved, drinks spilled. The longer he stood, the more he looked like a little leprechaun and I told my other roommate and we laughed.
T+6:30 By now I’m coming down so I decided to take a shower. This was very warm and comfortable. I follow this by going to sleep and the trip is officially over.
This trip was amazing, so many different aspects, and, in all, an earth-shattering experience. I mean that in the most positive way it can be construed. It was just absolutely magical; I loved every moment of it.
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