Mushroom(s) are the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting bodies of fungi. Psilocybin mushrooms possess psychedelic properties. They are commonly known as magic mushrooms or shrooms . They have been used to potentiate, or increase, religious experiences. Because of their psychoactive properties, some mushrooms have played a role in native medicine, where they have been used to affect mental and physical healing, and to facilitate visionary states.