A new research center funded by private donors will study possible psilocybin therapies at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Psilocybin is increasingly being recognized by scientists as potentially effective treatments for a number of psychological disorders, such as addiction and depression.
Results could one day lead to novel treatments or therapies for reducing domestic violence, the lead author said.
Magic mushrooms' hallucinogenic effects might keep insects away, but it doesn't stop humans.
Mayoral candidate says the fungi saved him from heroin.
The drug could be used to help treat anxiety and depression in the future.
Psilocybin, LSD and other chemicals should be extensively studied, scientists say.
A letter published in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal has claimed that psychedelic drugs are safer than currently thought.