Liberty Caps Mushroom (Psilocybe semilanceata), is a species of fungus which produces the psychoactive compounds psilocybin and biocytin. It is both one of the most widely distributed psilocybin mushrooms in nature, and one of the most potent. The mushrooms have a distinctive conical bell-shaped cap, up to 2.5 cm (1.0 in) in diameter, with a small nipple-like protrusion on the top.
The cap of P. semilanceata is 5–25 mm (0.2–1.0 in) in diameter and 6–22 mm (0.24–0.87 in) tall. It varies in shape from sharply conical to bell-shaped, often with a prominent papilla (a nipple-shaped structure).
Commonly known as the liberty cap, it is a species of fungus which produces the psychoactive compound and biocytin. Many people do not know that three types of Liberty caps can be found in The Netherlands. The pointy Liberty cap (Psilocybe semilanceata) is the best known, Buy Liberty caps mushroom. Almost all information on the Internet about Liberty caps concerns this type.
- Psilocybe liniformans is distinguished by a slimy border exactly under the lamella.
- Psilocybe fimetaria on the other hand has more of a blue base than other Liberty caps. The pointy Liberty cap, as the name implies, has a sharp cap.
- Stropharia fimetaria, then there is Psilocybe liniformans. These are very rare and almost only occur in the Netherlands where they are called slijmrandkaalkopje.
They contain the same psychoactive substance as Mexican and Hawaiian mushrooms. Even so, Liberty caps have another effect. You could compare the difference in effect as the difference between wine and beer. The beverages contain alcohol yet one becomes drunk in a different way from both. This is the result of wine or beer containing different substances which give the alcohol another effect. In the same way, there is also a difference in effect if you compare liberty cap mushroom with other mushrooms containing psilocybin.
Liberty caps are also very social mushrooms. In other words, when you use them you become empathic, you will chat a lot and frequently become joyful. Sometimes there are bouts of uncontrolled laughter. In general Liberty caps do not result in strong hallucinations, such as Hawaiian mushrooms can produce. However, they can lead to deeper insights. Check out our best quality product and our special Liquid LSD and LSD Blotters
How To Identify Liberty Caps
You find them on grassy peats and clay grounds, such as old clay dykes or dug up farmland. This ground is barren or lightly fertilized. If you find a mushroom on another spot, for example in a forest or on a tree, then it will certainly be no liberty cap.
They have a conical hat with pointed blotch. These have an average section of 5 up to 15 mm and are 6 to 13 mm high. When fresh they are olive-green to greyish brown. If you let them dry they change into straw yellow or ochre. The spores are black to purple-brown. The lamellae are pale brown-grey to violet-brown. The stem is 5 up to 9 cm long with a section of approximately 1 up to 2 mm.