Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, may one day be an effective treatment for patients with severe depression, scientists said on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Psilocybin, the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms, may one day be an effective treatment for patients with severe depression, scientists said on(...)

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