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]

Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal Amanita muscaria and Amanita pantherina have been 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]


Legal Legal Legal Legal Amanita muscaria was not covered under a regulation introduced in January 2006 under the Misuse of Drugs Acts to outlaw the sale and possession of magic mushrooms containing psilocybin.[3]


Illegal Illegal Illegal Illegal The use, storage, transportation and distribution of Amanita mushrooms is illegal. According to Thai law, hallucinogenic mushrooms relates to the Five Category of drugs.[4]


Legal Legal Legal Legal 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.

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


  1. ^ "The Poisons Standard". Federal Register of Legislation.
  2. ^ " - Regeling - Opiumwet - BWBR0001941". (in Dutch).
  3. ^ "Toxic mushroom still on sale due to legal loophole - Drug and Alcohol Information and Support in Ireland -". Retrieved 2022-01-22.
  4. ^ "Laws in Thailand - Guide for Tourists to Thailand laws". Retrieved 7 March 2019.