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Magic mushroom grow kit Golden Teacher XP by FreshMushrooms®

The wise Golden Teacher magic mushrooms create magic in the mind and guides into a journey of philosophy and self-knowledge. When you have questions that require answers you may follow the enlightening path of the Golden Teacher magic mushrooms.

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Product Description

Growing with the Golden Teacher XP Fresh Mushrooms Grow Kits is extremely easy. These kits are completely maintenance-free thanks to a fully colonized substrate without fillers. You hardly have to do anything to get your first flush with high levels of psilocin. Follow the instructions below and you will be assured a high harvest of mushrooms!

  • Fast growing: 1 week to first pins
  • High yields: Up to 4 flushes. (in ideal conditions)
  • High Potency: According the supplier the XP (Extra Potent) strains are twice as potent!

Contents of Golden Teacher XP Mushroom Grow Kit

  • 1x Golden Teacher Mushrooms Grow box – This contains rye substrate with active mycelium
  • 1x Growbag – The bag has filters across the bag.
  • 2x paperclip – For closing the grow bag.

You need

  • Misting Bottle  – Misting is needed for the humidity level
  • Potable water – For misting and soaking
  • Clean environment – Work clean to give other fungi and bacteria (micro organisms) no chance to contaminate.

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How to prepare the room and yourself before you begin

  • Close any open windows. Wind or draft may bring micro organisms that can contaminate the Magic Mushroom grow kit.
  • When taking out the grow box with the cake from the carton box, put it on a disinfected surface. If this surface would not be clean, micro organisms may attach to the grow box and will flourish inside the Magic Mushroom grow kit, and will contaminate the grow box.
  • Make sure you work with clean hands and arms. We recommend using surgical gloves or a good disinfectant when handling the kit. You should use a facemask to avoid breathing into the grow bag and on the cake.

Instructions: Starting the Golden Teacher Magic Mushroom grow kit

    1. Take the magic mushroom grow kit, plastic bag and paperclip out of the box. Remove the lid of the mushroom grow kit (store the lid properly). Rinse the lid under running water. You will need it again later (step 7).
    2. Place the mushroom grow kit without lid in the plastic grow bag (opening at the top). Slide the opening of the bag under the bottom with the micro perforation pointing upwards. The opening of the bag is now largely closed. You do not have to worry about air circulation.
    3. When you see the first small mushrooms ( called pins), you can put the grow bag upright. Do not water! The first magic mushrooms will be visible after about 1 week.
    4. Place the mushroom grow kit in an area with enough daylight and at a temperature between 18 °C and 28 °C. NEVER place the grow kit in direct sunlight. Although mushrooms will grow at almost any temperature above 15 °C, 23 °C is the ideal temperature for an optimal harvest. Special heat mats are available to ensure this temperature and not have to heat the entire room.
    5. When the mushrooms are slightly bigger as the pins keep the bag a bit open the entire time so the moisture can evaporate (Phase 2). Too much moisture is not good.

The first mushrooms will be visible after approximately 1 week. Your first harvest will be about a week later. Make sure that you harvest before the first spores begin to fall! Freshmushrooms grow kits produce their first harvest fairly quickly. The first buds are already visible after only 1 week. Low and high temperatures may slightly delay this growth process. It usually takes one to two weeks before the mushrooms are fully developed.

  1. These kits can produce several mushroom harvests. To do so, fill the kit with clean tap water after the first harvest. This process is known as cold shock. It breathes new life into the mycelium and ensures that enough moisture is present for the mushrooms to grow.
  2. Place the lid of the grow Kit back on the kit. Let the kit rest for 12 hours. Open a corner of the lid and drain the excess water. From here you can follow the instructions from step 1 again. This process can be repeated several times.

Growing with a heatingmat (use only for this brand)

Place the plastic bag with the Grow Kit in it on the heat mat. Switch the heat mat on. After two days switch the heat mat off and wait until the buds have developed, which usually takes between five and ten days. Then switch the heat mat on again and open the top of the bag a little so the moisture can evaporate.

What to do if the buds haven’t developed after ten days. Take the cake out of the plastic box, put it back in the plastic box on its side and start again with two days with the heat mat.

How to store the grow kit correctly

It is recommended to start the cultivation process right away. If you decide to start growing later, you may store themagic mushroom grow kit inside a Soaking Bag in the refrigerator (2°C to 8°C) for 4 weeks after the production date.


The ideal temperature is 24°C. Do not have the temperature drop under 18°C and not exceed 29°C. To keep the temperature from dropping under the 18°C, you can use a thermo mat to maintain the ideal temperature. A thermo mat is a must-have in the winter or colder regions of the world.


The magic mushroom grow kit only needs light for the mycelium to ‘understand’ it has reached the surface. Only then, mushrooms will grow. A few hours of fluorescent/artificial light or indirect sunlight a day is more than enough. Direct sunlight kills the mycelium, so avoid the sun to shine directly on the grow kit.


If the conditions are optimal, you can expect the first small mushrooms (the pins) to appear between 7 and 10
days. This also depends on the strain. Some cubensis strains grow slower than others.


The mushrooms come up in groups. This can be a small or large group. That depends on the strain. A growth like this is called a flush. Mushrooms are almost never ripe at the same time. You can get more than one flush out of a kit. The first two flushes are the largest. When more flushes come, they will be smaller than the previous one.


Mushrooms are ripe and should be picked when the veil between the hat and the stem has just torn. Don’t wait much longer. Use surgical gloves or disinfect your hands, wrists and arms. Pick the mushrooms that are ripe and let the others continue to grow. The cake has no top layer such as vermiculite. This makes is much easier to pick the mushrooms than with the standard grow kits. The mushrooms can easily be pulled out of the cake by holding them between thumb and index finger. They mushrooms let go almost immediately. When most of the larger mushrooms have been picked, also pick the smaller ones and the pins as well.

Mushrooms that grow from the sides

Mushrooms grow where the light reaches and where there is little penetrating resistance. Because the cake has light shining on the sides, the mushrooms might also grow there. It is hard to counter this and can be allowed. Some growers wrap the sides of the grow box in aluminum foil to keep the sides dark, but this doesn’t always work well.

When mushrooms grow there, they can be picked just before you soak the kit:

Clean hands! Take the grow box out of the bag and place it upside down on your other hand. Wiggle the plastic box so that the cake will fall out, onto your hand. The plastic box can be placed on a disinfectant surface. Now you have this hand free to pick the mushrooms from the sides of the cake. When all mushrooms are picked, you can place the cake back as it was, in the plastic box and continue to the soaking process.

The end

When no more mushrooms grow out of a grow kit after the second flush for at least three weeks, or when the Magic Mushroom grow kit turns green, red, grey or yellow; the grow kit can be disposed of.  The change in color is a sign that the grow kit is contaminated with another fungus or a bacteria. No more mushrooms will grow out of the Psilocybe cubensis Magic mushroom grow kit and the grow kit should be thrown away in the garbage outside.


When you are too late picking the mushrooms, they will drop their spores. The cake and the mushrooms will turn black/purple (some other cubensis strains red/brown) because of the spores. This is not really a problem; it just doesn’t look very pretty. When mushrooms release their spores, they also start to degrade and the active ingredients are breaking down. Mushrooms will lose some of their potency.

Be sensible

Check out the responsible use page for more information on do’s and don’ts.

This kit is meant for small-scale home use only.

Additional Info
Additional Info
Productcode fm-gt
Weight (KG) 1.1000
Grow Kit type FreshMushrooms
Difficulty Easy
Size Normal
Species Psilocybe cubensis
Origin Unknown
Potency Average / High
Optimum cultivation temperature 24ºC
Yield (from) 100 grams
Yield (to) 400 gram
Water Spray Needed Yes
Not shipped to: Non EU countries, Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Iran, Ireland, Middle East, South America, Canada, Estonia, Finland, Israel , New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Customer Reviews

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all good Review by David
It grew very nice round 90g in 1st grow. Heating mat also helped a loot without it there would be problems... if new grower heating mat is a must have in these winter days... Over all good and happy with this :) (Posted on 12/5/2021)
Terrible Review by Laura
I bought two of these kits because the Mondo's were sold out. Since these kits are smaller and more expensive I had good expectations from it.

My experience with these kits are far from that.
In short: I had so far one flush of three mushrooms.

I contacted the shop and explained what was happening and what I did, they sent me new ones. These are still doing nothing. It is like all the kits are lifeless, dried out, supermegaslow, I don't know.
After a coldshock I could see some pins, but they were growing super slow and then they stopped growing when not even being a mushroom. Just stagnated.

There were no indicators of cause. I growed in the past many kits already, from this shop and others, but the one I have now are the worst of all. It was an expensive joke.

The helpservice was as always helpful and friendly, this is the only reason I would consider buying from this shop again.

(Posted on 11/30/2021)
1st and 2nd harvest great Review by Rok
1st and 2nd harvest were great but then the box got somehow contaminated and the mushrooms stoped growing on the third flush. (Posted on 11/19/2021)
Exellent easy growing kit for beginners Review by Miha
I am a novice mushroom grower but using FreshMushrooms kit was really easy and pleasant. This was my second order and started growing as predicted in 10 days and now the second flush is starting to grow. Also the effects are great!

P.S.: There were some complaints of box being damaged with a needle and than the hole was filled with hot glue. I am quite sure this is the way they insert mycelium and than seal the container and not damage. (Posted on 11/11/2021)
Reliable and rediculously easy Review by Tomas
I love this kit, I've grown with it 3 different times, and I'm always impressed by how reliable it is. Pins a;ways come up, and if conditions are decent it gives massive flushes.

I recently purchased one of these kits to grow in a new place, but this time the delivery took almost 1 month (couriers fault), by the time the kit came it was definitely a bit affected. But I was impressed that pins still came out and I did have a flush, even though it was a small one. I continued to do further flushes and it still worked. That's impressive considering the amount of time the kit was stuck in poor conditions.

Great product! Great store. And fantastic customer service. (Posted on 11/2/2021)
Poor Yield Review by Mick
Really disappointed with the yield. I've been buying since 2017 and have had much better yields from previous kits, usually 200-300g but the last couple of kits from 'fresh mushrooms' have produced approx 50g even though the growing conditions and methods haven't changed. Hardly worth it for such a small yield so won't be buying these particular kits again!

@@Edit by MMS: Thanks for your review. Please contact our Support, maybe we can help :) (Posted on 9/30/2021)
Disrespectful staff Review by God1111
@@ Edit by MMS: Thanks for your review. All kits we ship are new, they come directly from our suppliers and you will be the first one that will use the grow kit. You will always receive a NEW and UNUSED grow kit.

If a kit is damaged or you think it is, please contact us.
I ordered this kit. I only buy freshmushrooms brand because its easy to use this growkit.
So my growkit came damaged and fixed. It had 6mm hole on the lid and a hole in substrate it self as well. Like something stabed trught it. Lid was fixed with hotglue and plastic sheet. They did not send me fresh growkit but a refurbrished one.

I wrote support about issue and they thaught I am stupid. Saying it is normal it's the hole where spores go in.
First of all syringe needle with spores are not 6mm diameter.

I sent them more photos and they compleatly ignored me. Did not apologize.. did not offer something as a apology. So thats why I am thinking to write Freshmushrooms company about this. And send them all the photos how they re-sell growkits.

Will wait till friday your answer in mail. Then I am writing to Freshmushrooms that they damage they'r brand name.

Btw how can I even be sure it is golden teacher????

(Posted on 9/28/2021)
maybe just bad luck Review by Ales
My review will be negative, but that doesn't mean magic-mushroom-shop is not trustworthy.
I honestly don't know why, but i might just have bad luck with kits ordered from magic-mushroom-shop.
In past, I have grown grow kits from other suppliers with very good success. If you follow instructions (being sterille, good environment conditions,..), you really can't go wrong.
But for some reasons, all 3 grow kits i've order from this site, didn't "work". "Didn't work" in this sense means they didn't produce any fruit. like kits would be "dead".

Support is good, but still, no fruits :)

@@Edit by MMS: Thanks for your review! We worked it all out in the end :) (Posted on 9/23/2021)
Nice crop Review by Teodor
Very good yield, all three times, actually the 4th time was also a fat one! So im excited about it and happy about the product! (Posted on 9/16/2021)
1st harvest okay Review by Rodolfo
The 1st harvest it was okay, but nothing is coming out now for the second (Posted on 9/15/2021)
Good choice Review by Mushroomlover
not bad not bad (Posted on 7/22/2021)
Good choice Review by Mushroomlover
not bad not bad (Posted on 7/22/2021)
Golden Teacher Review by Angelo
Better myco mate version (Posted on 6/30/2021)
wonderful mushrooms, good harvest Review by Vladimir
Fast and discreet delivery, extremely easy growing, 4 harvests. I am very pleased with the product (Posted on 6/29/2021)
Usual Quality Review by Sven
Second time using FreshMushrooms Kits. The kit came 100% colonized. I placed it in the fridge for 12h and let it soak just a tiny bit of water. Room temp was optimal, didnt use a heating mat. ~7d after placing it into its place I was able to pick the first flush. Didn't weigh it yet, looks to be around 15-20g. Hyped for the next flushes!

Love you guys! Keep up the good work (Posted on 6/29/2021)
Great product, fast delivery Review by Cosmin
Had no problems in growing them ( had never done it before ) , just follow the instructions.
Was pleased with the experience, noticed some lasting positive changes as a result. ( I became less irritable) (Posted on 6/11/2021)
Good Review by Kaspars
Arrived quickly, potent mushrooms, had a pretty good yield of approximately 30 dry. Overall good product. (Posted on 5/13/2021)
Am amzing easy to grow KIT Review by Mike Shan
Hi everyone! I am so delighted to have such an easy to grow kit, produced multiple flushes and the effects are remarkable as expected, but the culture is just great! Thank you! A++ (Posted on 5/6/2021)
It's a great choice Review by Adrian
I bought 2 packs so I can see the difference between how they grow. One made a lot, one did not from the first flush. The effect is exactly as expected. (Posted on 4/28/2021)
Very good Review by Diego
Very good,fast delivery and overall nice strain of mushrooms (Posted on 4/25/2021)

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Important information about FreshMushrooms® grow kit Golden Teacher

  • You have to be 18 years or older to order this product
  • This product has shipping limitations. See the additional information to find out where we don't ship.
  • When you place an order you declare that you are aware of the legal status of the ordered product(s) in your country and that you are allowed to receive and posses these.
  • The use of magic mushrooms is at your own risk, so make sure to be well informed about the use and their effects.
  • The price does not include shipment.
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