Mushroom chocolate, as the name suggests, refers to chocolates made with mushrooms as one of the primary ingredients. Boosted immunity, lower levels of stress and better mood are some of the supposed health benefits of consuming certain types of mushrooms.
Whereas people increasingly consume dark chocolate because it is a rich source of antioxidants and helps lower blood pressure.
Mushroom chocolate combines these two to create a superfood snack that may yield numerous health benefits.
Mushroom chocolate is also trending due to the increasing popularity of chocolate made with psychedelic mushrooms.
(Searches for “magic mushroom chocolate” have increased by 235% over the last 24 months.)
Mushroom chocolates are part of the Psilocybin Edibles meta trend.
Search volume for “psilocybin edibles” has seen a 400% spike over the last two years.
Interest in this compound is growing as part of a larger trend involving microdosing (searches for “mushroom microdose” have increased by 123% in the last 24 months).
Recent studies have suggested that microdosing mushrooms may help with depression, anxiety and addiction.
Psilocybin gummies and psilocybin chocolates are examples of trending psilocybin-infused edibles.