The use of mushrooms in the medical field is slowly growing. It is catching up with the number of how much people use it for recreation. Mushrooms come in different species and strains, and they have distinct differences in their effect and usage. Some species of mushrooms are preferred over the others because they have different results depending on what kind of species they are. One of the most favored species of mushroom is the golden teacher. It is a Psilocybe Cubensis strain that has psilocybin and psilocin as its main element. This strain of mushroom is easy to cultivate, and that is why a lot of mushroom cultivators usually distribute this kind of mushroom.
What are the characteristics of Golden Teachers?
The golden teacher strain of mushroom is easy to determine or identify because they have characteristics that can make them stand out. This mushroom type will be in medium size if it has started growing recently. However, it can grow larger and fatter, which can be two times or three times bigger than its initial size. It can grow as tall as 5 inches or more, and it can have caps that are 2 inches in diameter. Its fruit producing capacity is not fast, but once it bears some fruits, they would have larger sizes, which compensates for its slow bearing process. It has its distinct golden caps, as the name suggests, which is noticeable with freckles. As it matures, the golden yellowish color vanishes.
What are some of the effects?
This mushroom strain has a mild high psychedelic effect that is perfect for takers that are beginners. The Golden Teacher strain is famous for its spiritual impacts that connect the person who consumed it to nature. It has an extraordinary capability that heals the spirit and the mind. It does not only give a feeling of tripping or just floating above the ground, but it also allows the user to gain more insight about the universe and himself. Aside from gaining its name from its color, the Golden Teacher mushroom also got “teacher” from the effects it lets users experience. It could give psychedelic experiences and transcendence to the people who ingest it, letting them learn and unravel the universe’s secrets and mysteries.
How are they grown?
Growing Golden Teacher mushrooms do not require expertise. Someone planning to start planting needs to avail himself of a Golden Teacher mycelium kit that also contains the instructions on how to grow. Most kits would most likely have grow-bags with air holes and paper clips. The mushroom kit is better preserved in a refrigerator that can keep it fresh for three to six months because it can lose its potency when it encounters hot temperatures.
To start growing, set up the propagation kit and have the plastic propagation installed. Fill the propagation container with water up to 3-4 centimeters, then place the substrate inside the propagator. Make sure that the plastic lid has some ventilation slots to keep humidity. Open the cover every day to let air inside.
The Golden Teacher mushroom is a good selection when someone wants to start using and planting shrooms. It gives effects that overcompensate the effort of propagating it, so many shroomers put it on top of their list.