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.
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.
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.