Golden Teachers mushrooms are one of the most commonly used psilocybin mushrooms. They are not a species, but instead a strain of Psilocybe cubensis mushrooms.
As with other psilocybin mushrooms, the main psychoactive compounds it contains are psilocybin and psilocin. Cultivators and psychonauts like this magic mushroom strain for different reasons.
What Are Golden Teachers?
Golden Teachers are one strain or variety of Psilocybe cubensis. There are many varieties of this species of mushroom, but Golden Teachers are one of the more popular strains.
Having a truly distinct strain, like Golden Teachers, means the mushrooms should display stable characteristics that can be reproduced every time you grow them.
What Golden Teachers Look Like
Part of what makes strains distinct is their appearance. Let’s describe what Golden Teachers look like.
- Cap. An ashy red color, with a yellow or golden center, hence the “golden” in the name. - Stipe. Hollow and thicker toward the base. - Gills. Vary from whitish to purple-brown.
You will get a medium-sized Golden Teacher mushroom from the first flush (crop), but mushrooms in later flushes can be massive in size.
The Potency Of Golden Teachers Mushrooms
One of the aspects of different psilocybin mushrooms that users care the most about is potency.
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