Golden Teacher Magic Mushroom: Everything you need to know
Golden Teacher magic mushrooms! A spiritual classic that has been around for ages. The shining yellow-gold caps and wise teachings give this mushroom strain is the rightful name. With magic, mushroom growing kits from this psilocybe cubensis you can expect the medium size to large mushrooms with wide caps, ideal for spore printing.
Introduction to the Golden Teacher cubensis
The Golden Teacher magic mushroom strain is a favorite among cultivators and psychonauts for years. Cultivators love the Golden Teacher spores because they grow in great flushes. And psychonauts love them because the psychedelic journey of these mushrooms is known to have a profound impact.
The Golden Teacher magic mushroom strain is a psilocybe cubensis, a species of psychedelic mushroom whose main active elements are psilocybin and psilocin.
The p. cubensis species is the most well-known psilocybin mushroom because they have been widely distributed and they are easy to cultivate in a home setting. Even more with magic mushroom grow kit, Get yours grow kit here
The history of the Golden Teacher magic mushroom
Some believe a specimen of the Golden Teacher was found growing wild in Florida, appearing first during the mid-1980’s. The word spread around fast, mainly because of the recognizable golden caps with yellow speckles on it. Compared to other Psilocybe Cubensis types, the Golden Teacher magic mushrooms are quite large and elegant in their appearance.
There is a story that the Golden Teacher was actually a Hawaiian PES, renamed by a Dutch grower, because: “sometimes right before the veils break when the primordia are at their largest size before becoming mature, the entire shroom can have a golden yellowish color which vanishes when maturity starts to set in. ” Source: http://www.fanaticus.com/ha-race.htm
Characteristics of a Golden Teacher grow kit
The first flush of GT’s will usually give you medium-sized magic mushrooms, and later flushes will most certainly be larger and fatter. The caps are about 5 cm in diameter and pretty plane once they grow to their fullest.
These Golden Teachers are not as fast fruiting as other Psilocybe cubensis but because they grow even under less than optimal conditions, it really makes up for it, making them a favorite among first-time growers.
How to grow Golden Teacher magic mushrooms?
In our article on growing magic mushrooms at home, you’ll find that there are 2 options to cultivate your own fresh mushrooms.
The first option would be a Golden Teacher magic mushroom grow kit, ideal for cultivators who want to grow easily and fast.
For the cultivator who wants to customize the cultivation process to optimize yield, we’ve got a second option: Golden Teacher spores.
Got your first fresh yield? Read our article on how to dry and store magic mushrooms!
Golden Teacher magic mushroom grow kits
For the cultivation of mushroom grow kits, you’ll have to follow specific instructions. Keep in mind that our webshop offers two different brands:
- MycoMate/Mondo magic mushroom grow kits
- FreshMushroom XP magic mushroom grow kits
Are you using a heating mat? Make sure you read the updated instructions for keeping your grow kit at the right temperature.
Take the time to read and follow the right instructions and the mushrooms will take the time to grow!
Golden Teacher psilocybe cubensis spores
Ready for the next level? Or curious about the limitless benefits of Liquid Culture? Try to cultivate your next mushrooms with p. cubensis spores!
Cultivating with spores is a part of advanced mushroom cultivation. When we say advanced cultivation we are referring to:
- Grow Kits without Mycelium
- Starting from scratch (with PF Tek or other Tek)
It’s easy to learn advanced cultivation! Using spores can save money and help you optimize the conditions to maximize your yield. Spores are available in:
Read this article on how to use a magic spore vial and this article on growing kits without mycelium to learn how you can benefit from your Golden Teacher spores!
The best thing about Golden Teachers magic mushrooms is that they offer a mildly high psychedelic effect, hence this is a gateway shroom for magic mushroom newbies. They are best known for their shamanistic properties, or spiritual effects rather than solely ‘’tripping’’.
When you consume them it gives you a feeling of enlightenment, they will help you connect to nature. All this makes sense as it appears that their name also derives from their amazing ability to heal the mind and spirit.
How do you prepare for your first trip? Read more in our responsible use section and bad trip guide section.
The typical dose for most magic mushrooms is between 1 and 2.5 grams of dried shrooms, you can find the perfect magic mushroom dosage using EROWID’s dosage calculator.
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