Psilocybe mushrooms are neither physically addictive nor are they likely to cause psychological dependence. Many people actually findt hat their desire to use mushrooms significantly reduces aftere xperiencing them.
Tolerance to psilocybin builds up quickly. Using mushrooms two days in a row is likely to lead to a strongly diminished experience the second day. The tolerance slowly decreases during the next 4-7 days.
Psilocybin has a cross-tolerance to LSD and mescaline, meaning the use of one will add to the cumulative tolerance of the other.
Personal accounts of mushroom use show that users rarely partake in them as compared with nearly all other popular,recreational drugs like marijuana. Some may use them once in their entire lifetime or for a short timeframe in their youth. Either way, neither physical nor psychological addiction have ever been reported inall the literature available on this topic.
People can, of course, abuse mushrooms by taking them too often. Since the mushroom experience can often be very joyfull and fun, some may choose to partake of them on a regular basis. Prolonged excessive use of mushrooms can lead to uncomfortable trips, loss of touch with reality , and anxiety. When mushrooms are abused, they can AND WILL abuse you back. This will usually lead to a person recognizingtheir excessive behavior and cause them to rectify it. Mushrooms CAN become psychologically addicting to thrill seeking individuals, butt his is not usually the case, and when it is, the behavior is often self correcting.