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All you need to know about the B+ Magic Mushroom

Posted under: Our products, Popular, Strains

Ahhh the B+ magic mushroom, a best seller at The Magic Mushroom Shop and a big favorite among mycologists, beginners and first time trippers. Let’s take a closer look at this popular cubensis strain, known for it's richness and solid performance. 


Introduction to B+ mushrooms

The B+ magic mushroom is a Psilocybe cubensis, a species of psychedelic mushroom. It's main active elements are psilocybin and psilocin.

The p. cubensis species is the most known psilocybin mushroom. Their status is established because p. cubensis are widely distributed and very easy to cultivate. 


Cultivation is more accessible, fun and easy than ever before! With the help of colonized magic mushroom grow kits, you'll be glancing at your own full grown B+ harvest, within 15 days!



The B+ mushroom history

The story behind the Psilocybe Cubensis B+ strain contains some mystery.

The legend has it that a dedicated cultivator from Florida, called Mr. G., developed the strain.

It just so happens that he produced an extraordinary strain that would take over the cultivation community by storm, maintaining the title of the best selling strain since the 90’s.


B+ characteristics

  •  Cultivation difficulty: Very Easy
  •  Substrate: Dung, Straw, Various grains
  •  Potency: Moderate
  •  Colonization time: 8-15 days
  •  Colonization temperature: 28 - 30 Celsius
  •  Fruiting temperature: 23 – 26 Celsius 


Oozing natural beauty, beginning cultivators praise this strain for their tasteful caramel/golden caps and thick juicy stems.


And in addition to physical appearance, it's noteworthy that the B+ mushrooms ranks high in it's quality and abundance of spores.

Advanced cultivators, who make their own spore prints, will be pleased to know that the B+ is a heavy spore depositor. 

Big mushrooms

The B+ strain is a large growing cubensis strain. It can grow from big to huge and you will notice some of the widest mushroom caps that will burst out of the grow bag.

Because our flexible friend likes growing inside, it is possible to grow this strain in the comfort of your own home.


When should you harvest? Read the guide on harvesting magic mushrooms. 


Resilient and strong

The B+ shroom is one of the most resilient strains.  There are many stories about people throwing the substrate in the garden, and then finding that it started growing at that same spot one year later. Sounds amazing, right? A gift that keeps on giving!


Self assured and adaptable. Ideal for beginners who might overdo it with spraying or contaminate their kit as they handle it improperly. This strain quickly adjusts and grows in various temperatures, conditions, and substrates. One of a kind!


How to pick B+ mushrooms? Click here for detailed instructions!


How to grow B+ magic mushrooms?

In our article on  growing magic mushrooms at home, you'll find that there are 2 option to cultivate your own fresh mushrooms.


The first option would be a B+ magic mushroom grow kit, ideal for cultivators who want to grow easy and fast. 


For the cultivator who wants to customize the cultivation process to optimize yield, we've got a second option: B+ spores.


Got your first fresh yield? Read our article on how to dry and store magic mushrooms!


B+ magic mushroom grow kits

b plus xl grow kit

For the cultivation of mushroom grow kits, you'll have to follow specific instructions. Keep in mind that our web shop offers two different brands:


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!



B+ psilocybe cubensis spores



Ready for the next level? Or curious about the limitless benefits of Liquid Culture? Try cultivate your B+ 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:

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Read this articles on how to use a magic spore vial and this article on grow kits without mycelium to learn how you can benefit from your B+ spores!



The B+ is known to give one of the warmest visual and spiritual trips. Especially for a first homegrown trip.

tripping on B+When looking at various sites, notably Erowid, you will notice that the B+ generates some of the most positive feedback.

Experienced shroomers have titled this gift of nature as a versatile cubensis: great for all situations and occasions. Although they do caution to go slowly until you have an idea how they affect your mind and bodily experience.


How do you prepare for first trips? Read more in our responsible use section and bad trip guide section


Dosage guide

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.

Fresh it can be between 15 and 20 grams to go full visuals.

What kind of trip are you looking for? Intense and heavy or light and amusing? Discover the 5 trip levels you should know about!


Get your B+ kits and spores today!