Terence McKenna on How to Take Psychedelics

by Amber Lyon

on April 14, 2014

Late psychedelic explorer Terence McKenna gives advice on how to have the most productive psilocybin mushroom experience and also lets users know what to expect throughout the journey.

McKenna recommends:

  • eating the mushrooms on an empty stomach and in silent darkness
  • having a plan to stay in a predetermined comfortable, stationary place during the trip and surrendering to the experience once it begins