Legal status of psychoactive Amanita mushrooms

This is a list of the legality of muscimol mushrooms by country.

Country Possession Sale Transport Cultivation Notes

 Australia

Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal

Amanita muscaria is illegal in Australia as muscimol is a schedule 9 drug.[1][dubious ]

 Sweden


Legal Legal Legal Legal [citation needed]

 Romania

Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal [citation needed]

 The Netherlands

Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal Amanita muscaria and Amanita pantherina have been illegal to buy, sell, or possess since December 2008. Possession of amounts larger than 0.5 g dried or 5 g fresh lead to a criminal charge.[2]

 Ireland

Legal Legal Legal Legal Amanita muscaria was not covered under a regulation introduced in January 2006 under the Misuse of Drugs Acts to outlaw the sale and possession of magic mushrooms containing psilocybin.[3]

 Mexico

Legal Legal Legal Legal Amanita muscaria and Amanita pantherina are not included in the Ley General de Salud. Therefore, its cultivation, possession, buy and sale are considered legal.[citation needed]

 Thailand

Legal Legal Legal Legal The use, storage, transport and sale of Amanita mushrooms is permitted in Thailand.[4]

 Ukraine

Legal Legal Legal Legal Amanita mushroom is not included in the list of prohibited drugs in Ukraine. However, some species of these fungi may contain DMT, which is prohibited by law.[citation needed]

 United States Legal in most states with few exceptions mentioned below.

Legal Legal Legal Legal In Louisiana, except for ornamental purposes, growing, selling or possessing Amanita muscaria is prohibited by Louisiana State Act 159.[5]

 Russia


Legal Legal Legal Legal Amanita mushroom is not included in the list of prohibited substance.[6]

 Poland


Legal Illegal Legal Legal Amanita mushroom is not included in the list of prohibited substance.[7] However there is no possibility to sell them due the fact, they are not certificated to be used for human consumption. [8]

References edit

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