There has been a newfound interest in alternative medicines comunity for magic mushrooms and how they can help with depression and other mental disorders.
Magic mushrooms have been used for thousands of years and here are some of the variaties that can be found.
The Mexican caps magic mushroom is probably the most well known and consumed magic mushroom in the world, thanks to its smooth and moderate effects.
Found in South and Central America this shroom was known locally as “Gods flesh” as they believed it helped them communicate with their Gods. These days the mushroom is mostly cultivated artificially thanks to their simplicity to grow and robust resilience to environmental changes and the fact that these are tipped as the best shrooms for beginners.
The Mazatapec Mushroom
The Mazatapec mushroom is indigenous to Mexico and therefore look very similar to the Mexican caps. When grown, it is extremely robust and resistant to infections.
The Mazatapec is the perfect stepping stone between weaker magic mushrooms like Thai, Mexican caps or Cambodian mushrooms and the more powerful magic mushrooms like McKennaii and Ecuadorian. If you want to get a bit more out of your mushroom travels, this is a nice magic mushroom to check out.
These magic mushrooms have a long history of use among the local Mazatec people, who have taken them to broaden their minds and help connect to the universe.
The Golden Teacher
You may not be aware that this psychedelic mushroom was only recently discovered?
It was given the scientific name Psilocybe Aurumescens when it was identified in the southeastern region of the United States in the 1980s, and since has become a favorite amongst psychonauts around the world for its profound psychedelic journeys and strong visuals that it gives.
A trip using the Golden Teacher mushrooms will not disappoint but should be taken by someone who hasn’t had previous experience with shrooms.
The Golden Teacher magic mushroom has golden caps, hence its name and it can grow quite large, averaging about 13cm in height with a hat that can reach a diameter of 5cm. This variety supports high temperatures and lack of water much better than other mushrooms.