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Where Do Magic Mushrooms Grow?

Mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom. Although there are some countries where it is legal to grow magic mushrooms, they can still grow naturally without human intervention.

Magic mushrooms around the world have been used since ancient times. This means there are parts of the world where these magic mushrooms grow freely. Here are some of the most popular magic mushrooms around the world and where they grow.

Psilocybe Cubensis

This is the most popular magic mushroom around the world found in:

Southern US, Mexico, Guatemala, Cuba, Honduras, South America, Vietnam, Philippines, Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Fiji, India, Australia.

Psilocybe Semilanceata (Liberty caps)

The most widespread naturally growing magic mushroom. They grow in rich and acidic soils such as on grasslands and meadows across Europe including Italy, France, Germany, Bulgaria, Iceland, Finland, Turkey, and Russia.

In North America, they grow in West Coast California up to British Columbia. Some varieties of this magic mushroom also grow in Chile and New Zealand.

Psilocybe Azurescens (Flying Saucer Mushrooms)

These are mushrooms that have the strongest psilocybin in the wild. They are found in the sandy soils of California, Washington, and Columbia rivers in Oregon.

Psilocybe Cyanescens (Wavy caps)

They are also one of the most popular wild magic mushrooms around the world. It is alleged that they are native in Central Europe and Pacific Northwest but have been spread more internationally since they prefer to grow on wood debris. They populate on gardens, parks, and trails.

Panaeolus Cyanescens (Blue Meanies)

One of the most potent magic mushrooms around the world that isn’t under the psilocybe genus.

They can be found in Jamaica, Bermuda, Costa Rica, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Madagascar, Thailand, Japan, New Zealand, France, and Spain.

Psilocybe caerulescens (Landslide mushrooms)

They grow naturally in Mexico and can be found in South Carolina and Georgia.

Psilocybe stuntzii (Stuntz’s Blue Legs).

A rare magic mushroom that grows in the West Coast and Canada.