Legal status of psychoactive Amanita mushrooms

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This is a list of the legality of muscimol mushrooms by country.

Country Possession Sale Transport Cultivation Notes


Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal

Amanita muscaria is illegal in Australia as muscimol is a schedule 9 drug. [1]


Legal Legal Legal Legal


Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal [citation needed]

 The Netherlands[edit]

Amanita muscaria and Amanita pantherina are illegal to buy, sell, or possess since December 2008. Possession of amounts larger than 0.5 g dried or 5 g fresh lead to a criminal charge.[2]


The use, storage, transportation and distribution of Amanita mushrooms is illegal. According to Thai law, hallucinogenic mushrooms relates to the Five Category of drugs.[3]


Amanita mushroom is not included in the list of prohibited drugs in Ukraine. However, some species of these fungi may contain DMT, which is prohibited by law.

 United States[edit]

Legal in most states with few exceptions mentioned below.

In Louisiana, except for ornamental purposes, growing, selling or possessing Amanita muscaria is prohibited by Louisiana State Act 159.


  1. ^ "The Poisons Standard".
  2. ^ " - Regeling - Opiumwet - BWBR0001941". (in Dutch).
  3. ^ "Laws in Thailand - Guide for Tourists to Thailand laws". Retrieved 7 March 2019.