News of the weird. A type of mushroom called 'Magic Mushroom' contains the psychedelic drug psilocybin which is meant to be eaten. Instead a man with bipolar disorder brewed mushroom tea and injects it into his bloodstream where the mushrooms grew causing his body to go into organ failure. He's being treated with long-term use of antifunguals and antibiotics.
He researched how he could decrease his opioid use at home and read about the potential for psilocybin, the drug found in psychedelic mushrooms - also known as magic mushrooms - for treating symptoms of depression and anxiety.