Vancouver company makes first legal harvest of psilocybe cubensis

Written by ITW

November 25, 2020

Numinus is a publicly traded company that was granted a license to grow and extract psilocybin containing species of mushrooms. Numinus harvested its first flush of cubes the 22nd of October 2020.

Numinus is dedicated to the study of psychedelic therapies, including psilocybin, MDMA, DMT, and mescaline. 

Dennis McKenna a board member of the company said “Mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for literally thousands of years, and, hence, they are just that much closer to these ancient traditions, Cost should not be a barrier to access these medicines, and the use of mushroom extracts will help ensure those who need them most can benefit from psilocybin therapies” 

Mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for literally thousands of years, and, hence, they are just that much closer to these ancient traditions, Cost should not be a barrier to access these medicines, and the use of mushroom extracts will help ensure those who need them most can benefit from psilocybin therapies.

The first runs are to test the potency, genetics, and and clone the best characteristics. Numinus also applied for a amendment to the license to sell psilocybin fruiting bodies and extracts for clinical trials to other labs and research organizations.

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