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Golden Teacher Magic Mushroom: Everything you need to know

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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 it's rightful name. With a magic mushroom grow kit from this psilocybe cubensis you can expect 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 mushroom are 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

 

Golden Teacher magic mushroom grow kit

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 its appearance.

There is a story that the Golden Teacher was actually a Hawaiian PES, renamed by an 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.  

 

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How to grow Golden Teacher 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 Golden Teacher 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: Golden Teacher spores.

 

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

 

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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 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!

 

Golden Teacher psilocybe cubensis spores

.SPORE VIALS PANAEOLUS CYANESCENSSpore prints

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

 

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 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 Golden Teacher spores!

 

Effects

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’’.

 

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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 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.

 

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 Golden Teacher kits and spores today!