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Research over the last few decades has suggested that the compound psilocybin may have a number of therapeutic benefits, with potential to help treat anxiety, depression, and even addiction. But until now, the ‘recipe’ for psilocybin has remained a mystery. In a new study, scientists have characterized the four enzymes mushrooms use to make this compound for the first time, setting the stage for pharmaceutical production of the ‘powerful psychedelic fungal drug.’ Scientists have characterized the four enzymes mushrooms use to make psilocybin After identifying and characteri