The Magic Mushrooms was an American psychedelic garage rock band in the 1960s. The Magic Mushrooms were originally composed of 5 students from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. They were: * Joe Lacavera (Drums),
* Stu Freeman (Vocals and Guitar),
* Ted Cahill (Lead Guitar and Autoharp),
* Dick Richardson (Keyboards) and,
* Charles Ingersol (Bass). They came together shortly after they started their freshman year and practiced in the freshman commons until they started playing gigs.