To achieve a hallucinogenic effect, red fly agarics (amanita muscaria) are dried, which removes the effect of toxic ibotenic acid and converts it into the psychoactive compound muscimol. In the absence of drying, signs of intoxication of the body appear, in particular, nausea and vomiting.
The effect of the use of dried amanita hats strongly depends on the dose taken and the individual characteristics of the individual, as well as on the time of collection, place, nature of the forest , youth - old age of mushrooms, the correctness of their drying, plus many other "introductory", which are quite difficult to establish and take into account. However, the characteristic and "best" properties of this mushroom appear even at small and medium doses: 2 - 5 dried medium caps (6 - 15 years) You can begin to experience "clarity of mind", a surge of energy, euphoria, increased taste, sound and color perception. For some, with lowered eyelids, "images" can come to life and dreams will be a little brighter, deeper and stronger than usual. Coordination at moderate doses is not impaired, so that you can engage in almost any activity, adequately respond and answer questions.
With a large dose (over 15 g of dried hats), visual and auditory hallucinations may occur. Unlike LSD, fly agarics cause mystical or even transcendental (as some amateurs put it) experiences. Fly agaric trip reports often contain phrases such as "I understood everything", "I was illuminated", "pierced the space", which can be accompanied by a feeling of fear and even panic.
For example, I will give one of such trip reports
It depends on what kind of fly agaric and in what form it is. Amanita, they are different. There is a royal mushroom. Quite a fly agaric. And quite edible. There is a brown fly agaric. Poisonous in any form. Very much. There is a red fly agaric. It is poisonous when fresh. Dried it becomes magical. But there is a nuance. You can't just chew a dry fly agaric, and if you cook it incorrectly, the magic is destroyed ...