Are Mushrooms Legal In Florida?

By Austin Dixon | Updated February 9, 2023 | Legal Status, Mushrooms
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Are mushrooms legal in Florida?

Florida is well-known for being a forward-thinking state when it comes to fun.

In this article, we’ll discuss the legalities of mushrooms in Florida.

In Florida, psilocybin is a Schedule I drug which means that it’s illegal to buy, sell, or possess them.

However, Florida is also known for being very easy-going on offenders of the law in regards to magic mushrooms.

That means that if you’re caught with magic mushrooms, it’s usually treated like a minor ticket and you get to go on your merry way.

While not technically legal, there aren’t typically any harsh penalties for possession of mushrooms.

Can You Buy Magic Mushrooms In Florida?

Commercial sale of psychedelic mushrooms in Florida is still illegal.

That means you can’t legally buy magic mushrooms in the state of Florida.

Is It Illegal To Grow Psychedelic Mushrooms In Florida?

It is illegal to grow psychedelic mushrooms in Florida. Federal law in the US prohibits the possession and cultivation of psychedelic mushrooms.

The law applies in every state, territory, commonwealth, and tribal land whether or not a local ordinance exists against psilocybin mushroom use.

Florida’s statewide laws also prohibit the possession and growth of psychedelic mushrooms.

What Is The Penalty For Growing Mushrooms In Florida?

The penalties for growing mushrooms in Florida depend on the type of fungus you’re growing.

The penalty may be as high as 10 years for cultivating drugs like psilocybin-containing mushrooms, often called “magic mushrooms”.

For possessing these same types of fungi (without intent to distribute), it’s a first degree felony with penalties including no more than 5 years imprisonment

Is LSD Legal In Florida?

LSD is highly illegal in Florida and the law prohibits the use, sale, manufacture, transportation or possession of  LSD.

Florida courts consider it a serious offense to be found using, in possession of, or selling LSD.

If you’re caught in possession of LSD, Florida law sees this as a Level 2 drug misdemeanor.

Learn more about the legalities of LSD in Florida here.

Austin Dixon

About the Author

Austin Dixon is a recently converted psychonaut with a newfound interest in psychedelics and their affects on mental health. After thinking psychedelics were "weird hippie drugs" for 28 years, his mission is to now help educate others who are new to psychedelics.

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