Definition of Magic mushroom

1. Noun. The button-shaped top of the mescal cactus; a source of psilocybin.

Exact synonyms: Mescal Button, Sacred Mushroom
Terms within: Mescaline, Peyote
Group relationships: Lophophora Williamsii, Mescal, Mezcal, Peyote
Generic synonyms: Plant Organ

Definition of Magic mushroom

1. Noun. Any mushroom-like fungus that has psychedelic effects. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magic Mushroom

magic carpets
magic circle
magic circles
magic cookie
magic cookies
magic cubes
magic eye
magic eyes
magic lamp
magic lamps
magic lantern
magic lantern show
magic lanterns
magic markers
magic mud
magic mushroom (current term)
magic mushrooms
magic number
magic numbers
magic point
magic points
magic pudding
magic puddings
magic realism
magic realist
magic realists
magic spell
magic square
magic squares
magic sword

Literary usage of Magic mushroom

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Horizons: A Book of Criticism by Francis Hackett (1918)
"... like a magic mushroom, and she would go up the steps as unconscious of the machinery of her class as a baby is unconscious of the milk problem. ..."

2. The Civilization of Illiteracy by Mihai Nadin (1997)
"Psilocybin: The magic mushroom Growers' Guide. A talking book of McKenna's Amazon adventures, True Hallucinations, was produced by the Edge Foundation in ..."

3. Memoirs of a Midget by Walter De la Mare (1922)
"Meanwhile, search for a scrap of magic mushroom, little sister, and come nearer! Some day I will tell you even more about myself! ..."

4. The Apprenticeship Writings of Frank Norris, 1896-1898 by Frank Norris (1996)
"The main street of the town suggested the Midway Plaisance; every shop seemed a bazaar, while on either edge of the sidewalk sprang up a magic mushroom ..."

5. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"... RATING Jokingly referred to as "the magic mushroom in the cow patty of Texas," Austin has a reputation for being eccentric. As both the state's capital ..."

6. A Hedonist's Guide to Lisbon by Sarah Marshall (2004)
"The spray-painted magic mushroom outside has become a local landmark. Slightly out on a limb, this welcoming bar and restaurant is one of the few venues ..."

7. Giant Write Every Day by Jo Ellen Moore, Marilyn Evans, Jill Norris (1997)
"Under the magic mushroom 3. Why Leprechauns Dress in Green • • . 4. The Little People 5. At the Rainbow's End 6. The Forgetful Leprechaun 7. ..."

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