About Psilocybin Mushrooms

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If you take psilocybin mushrooms, will it show up on a drug test?

At some time in your life, an employer, a family member or the government may ask you to take a drug test. It’s important to understand what drug tests can detect and what might happen if you fail one.

Psilocybin mushrooms can be tested for in several ways. However, like other psychedelic drugs, they aren’t often tested for in routine drug testing as they can only be detected for a short period of time and tests can be costly and unreliable. They can be tested for in hair, urine and blood.

Psilocybin mushrooms are metabolised very quickly by the body, meaning that they are hard to test for. This may also mean that small or microdoses of these drugs are even harder to pick up with drug tests. It’s also important to remember that every person’s body is different and will process drugs differently

It is thought that psilocybin mushrooms can be detected for about 24 hours in urine, only a few hours in blood and up to 90 days in hair. Some research says that you may need quite a large hair sample to get a reliable reading.

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