The John Allen mushroom can be rather strong, probably a good candidate for microdosing to improve performance and well being. Said to be crucial to creative thinking, to boost mood, focus and energy. Potentially through targeting serotonergic 5-HT2A receptors and promoting cognitive flexibility, it boosts creativity and problem-solving performance. It has been associated with anti-depressive, anti-anxiety and anti-stress benefits.
The typical dose for most magic mushrooms is between 1 and 2.5 grams of dried mushrooms.