The Golden Teacher mushroom strain is among the most popular of psychedelic fungi, highly sought by shroomers and growers alike.
This strain of Psilocybe cubensis has an air of mystery and this is what makes this fungi so special.
Golden Teachers are fairly new and they first appeared during the 1980s. The exact origins are unknown but it is highly recognizable because of its golden caps with specks of yellow. Compared to most strains of Psilocybe cubensis, Golden Teachers have larger stems and caps; and a generally more elegant appearance.
The recommended dose for dried Golden Teacher mushrooms is between 1gram and 2.5grams. If you are new to magic mushrooms, start with a 0.5 gram dose, and wait for digestion (1 hour) before deciding on ingesting more.
Those who are new to the world of psychedelics and shrooms, can count on Golden Teachers for a reliable trip with lesser chances of having a bad one. Hence, they are often a gateway shroom for magic mushroom newbies.
Golden teachers are also lauded for their spiritual and/or shamanic effects. Hence, this shroom isn’t just for casual tripping. It can also be used for gaining new insight about yourself and the universe.
It’s not uncommon for the Golden Teacher shrooms to produce a feeling of enlightenment and a deeper connection to nature. Spirit healers turn to Golden teacher shrooms as tools for restoring the mind and spirit.
Finally, Golden Teachers also produce hallucinogenic effects – a trait common among all magic mushrooms. Expect a visionary experience along with waves of universal energy surging through you with strong open and closed eye hallucinations.
Sensory: Visual & auditory hallucinations followed by altered perceptions of time, space and location. Ego dissolution at high dose.
Emotional: Sense of giddiness or hilarity, changes in awareness and perspective, emotional catharsis and sense of connectedness. May onset changes in mood such as euphoria and rushes of epiphanies.