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Q: I've heard that shrooms that contain pscilocybe glow a different color than poisonous shrooms under a black light. Is it true, what color does it glow?

A: Psilocybe mushrooms do not glow under blacklight (though if the stems are white, they will 'glow' like anything white does). To the best of our knowledge, poisonous mushrooms do not glow under blacklight either. I'd guess this rumor is based on the fact that LSD glows under blacklight, so it's easy to imagine a rumor starting that mushrooms would as well.

Asked By : shroomer
Answered By : fire
Published Date : 3 / 23 / 2002
Last Edited Date : 3 / 23 / 2002
Question ID : 2953

Categories: [ Plant ID ] [ Mushrooms (Psilocybin) ]

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