The NYPD spent $13,000 on Magic Mushrooms

The NYPD is in possession of a little over $13,000 worth of hallucinogenic mushrooms, but the stash isn’t the result of a major drug siege.

According to DNAinfo, the NYPD splurged on psilocybin (the chemical compound found in magic mushrooms) and ecstasy in 2011 from chemical and laboratory supply companies for the department’s drug testing lab, where the samples were then compared with drugs seized on the streets.

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