Golden Teacher Mushroom- The Insightful Strain of Psilocybe cubensis


Golden Teacher Mushrooms are the most popular strain of the Psilocybecubensis fungus. It is a
species of psychedelic mushroom that falls under the Hymenogastraceae family. They have the
primary active elements of psilocybin and psilocin.  
It is named golden due to its distinctive color. The ‘Teacher’ part of its name originates from the fact that these mushrooms impart considerable knowledge and wisdom through experiences
obtained on consumption that move on to become powerful life lessons. So, their intake can
prove to be revelatory or insightful.
Appearance:
Golden Teacher Mushrooms have a distinct appearance. Its characteristic features include:
 Long, hollow, thick, and winding stripe that is thicker towards the base
 Wide caps almost five centimeters in diameter 
 The reddish color of the mushroom’s caps with golden sprinkles 
 Gills ranging from purple to black
 Overall caramel or cinnamon-like color
 Dark blue or black bruise spots 
Origin:
A researcher named Franklin first found the mushrooms in the country of Cuba in the year 1906.
From there, various research by well-renowned mycologists like Narcisse Theophile, William
Alphonso Murrill, etc., gave the mushroom its name and due popularity. It is the most credible
story.
However, rumor also has it that people had found a Golden Teacher Mushroom specimen in
Florida in the mid-1980s.

Golden Teacher Mushrooms
Golden Teacher Mushrooms

Cultivation:
Golden Teacher Mushrooms are a favorite among growers due to their relative ease of
cultivation and maintenance. It can effortlessly grow under high temperatures and humidity. On
average, they take 12 to 14 days to colonize and mature.
Hence, these mushroom strains can grow naturally in large expanses of Central and South
America and throughout the United States of America, Southeast Asia, and Australia. 
Kits, specifically for growing Golden Teacher Mushrooms, are available over the internet. They
contain spores of the mushrooms along with the suitable and appropriate substrate on which they
can develop. Interested growers merely have to keep the environmental conditions in mind. 

Potency:
Golden Teacher Mushrooms produce quality fruits that have a mild potency. 
Therefore, someone can ingest them in doses that are a bit higher than that of the Penis Envy
Mushroom.
Effects on the Mind and Body:
These strains of mushrooms provide a variety of effects on the brain upon consumption. They
include:
 Heightened senses of hearing, taste, touch, and smell
 Sudden and powerful feelings and emotions
 Distortions in vision with enhanced light and colors
 Euphoric sensation with boosted zeal and happiness
 An impression of spiritual reach
 Increased perception and stimulation
 Colossal changes in mood 
 Confusion and incoherent and illogical speech
 De-realization or feeling of detachment from the surroundings.

Dosage:
The general and suggested dosage of Golden Teacher Mushrooms prescribed by doctors starts at
around two grams. This amount is sufficient for most people to feel its effects. Nevertheless, due
to its mild potency, the experiences are not too overwhelming.
For an adventure, higher doses of an amount of approximately three or more grams are adequate.
When the dosage increases by five grams, people can feel the effects in full force. However, this
can prove detrimental to particular individuals who are sensitive to it or cannot withstand the
consequences. The results generally start to kick in as quickly as twenty minutes, and the effects
can last up to four to six hours.