Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic mushroom whose principal active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin. Commonly called shrooms, most popular magic mushrooms, golden tops, cubes, or gold caps, it belongs to the fungus family Hymenogastraceae and was previously known as Stropharia cubensis.
What makes a magic mushroom strain popular?
At the Magic Mushroom Shop we all have our own favorite selection. For this article we tried to look at the different comments of our customers and make a general overview of the important factors. To be the favorite most popular magic mushrooms strain you’ll need have the following qualities:
Grow in less optimal conditions
High and potent first yield
Lots of flushes!
Over the years we have had a lot of personal experience with the cubensis strains and customer reviews about the several magic mushrooms strains that meet the above conditions.
And here we will share your top few!
Golden Teacher Psilocybe Cubensis strain
The Golden Teacher is a favorite amongst cultivators and psychonauts for years. Cultivators love the Golden Teacher spores because they grow great flushes. And psychonauts love them because the psychedelic journey of these mushroom are known to have a profound impact.
These Golden Teachers are not as fast fruiting as other strains but because they grow even under less than optimal conditions, it really makes up for it, making them a favorite among first-time growers.
The Golden Teacher will be your ally if you’re looking for deep conversation, profound thoughts and spiritual depth in your psychedelic trip.
Looking for an intense visual trip? Or just a little bit of fun? Learn how you can choose your psychedelic experience with our dosage guide
Mazatapec Psilocybe Cubensis stain
The Mazatapec magic mushrooms still have the wild life of middle America in their genes, so you can expect large flushes with brown caps.
With the Mazatapec it’s important to be patient. It has an old soul, which takes a little more time than other strains to grow. So don’t worry if your Mazatapec grow kit is a bit slower. Once it arrives will share all it’s wisdom with you!
Penis Envy Mushrooms
Penis Envy is one of the most famous magic mushrooms strains. Maybe you are thinking that this is just because the name and shape are so remarkable, but this is not the main reason. The Penis Envy is a powerful variety of the cubensis mushroom, very appreciated by experienced psychonauts
The penis envy most popular magic mushrooms is one of the most popular research strains around. In nature, it’s an interesting way to chalk up a conversation hey, what’s that sticking out of the ground?” known for it’s unmistakable resemblance to a male reproduction organ. No one really knows where, or how Penis envy mushrooms PE came about but it’s origin is rumored to be from a famous mycologist by the name Steven Pollock who created it from a unique mutation of the Amazonian Cubensis that Terrance McKenna carried at his store.
Liberty Cap (Psilocybe semilanceata)
Psilocybe semilanceata, commonly known in the UK as the Magic Mushroom, and in the USA as Liberty Cap, appears in grassland in autumn. It is most commonly found on pasture and parkland that has not been enriched with artificial fertiliser.
Fairly frequent in Britain and Ireland, where it is rather localised, Psilocybe semilanceata occurs throughout Europe and is found also in North America.
McKennaii Psilocybe Cubensis strain
If you’re going to name a p. cubensis strain after the Master Psychonaut, Terence McKenna, then you must have something special going on. An anonymous Dutch mycologist did, and our fellow cultivator can confirm that this McKennaii strain has it’s own extraordinary character. It’s known for being a stable grower. You could compare it to the B+, when it comes to self resilient magic mushroom grow kits.
This strain is made for the philosophers amongst us. If you’re interested in a trip that will take you on a deep journey, you should try the McKennai.
When the dosage is high enough, you will also be emerged into a visual spectacle
Experimenting with strains is like food, it’s good to explore the different tastes from different regions.