Spore Prints on foil 2.5cm or larger.
Psilocybe cubensis Golden Teacher SporesThe Golden Teacher psilocybe cubensis is a great mushroom for beginners. The G.T. mushroom spore is a slow colonizer with rhizomorphic mycelium. The beautiful golden colored mushroom caps and it's wise teachings has given the Golden Teacher it's name. The Golden teachers mushrooms grow medium sized to huge in the right conditions.
Habitat: Bovine, Equine Dung and Enriched Soils
Strain Origin: Unknown
Cap: 50+ mm in diameter, convex to broadly convex to plane at maturity. Reddish cinnamon brown maturing to golden brown to light yellow. Surface dry with pronounced and persistent remnants of universal veil on cap (spots). Flesh white soon bruising bluish green.
Stem: 125+ mm in length, yellowish. Flesh bruising bluish green where injured. Persistent membranous annulus (ring) from partial veil that becomes dusted with purple brown spores at maturity.
Gills: Attachment adnate to adnexed. Grayish coloration in young fruit bodies becoming nearly black in maturity.
Spores: Dark purplish brown, subellipsoid on 4-spored basidia
Form can be quite variable under laboratory conditions.
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