You might know them as magic mushrooms, shrooms, or psychedelic mushrooms. Whichever way, these terms don’t simply refer to one type of mushroom, but rather a whole range of mushrooms known for inducing psychedelic effects. Magic mushrooms come in a wide variety of species and strains and one could feel drastically different from another.

As such, even if you’ve tried shrooms before, you might be wondering – what type of magic mushroom did I eat? Different strains of magic mushrooms can offer different experiences. On top of that, they each differ in terms of appearance, meaning you can often identify which type of shrooms you’ve used based on how they looked as well as the kind of experience they gave you.

When you buy magic mushrooms online, you can browse a wide range of types and strains. Not only can this help you find out which kind of shrooms you’ve taken before, but it can also help you decide the best type of magic mushroom to try next. While there are tons of strains out there, here’s a guide to some of the most popular types of magic mushrooms to eat.

Golden Teacher Magic Mushrooms

Golden Teacher magic mushrooms – often referred to simply as Golden Teachers – are one of the most popular strains of psilocybe cubensis that you can find. They’re known for delivering spiritually enlightening effects and they’ve often been used for ritualistic or shamanistic purposes. However, many people also eat Golden Teachers simply to experience fascinating recreational trips.

When you eat these shrooms, they’ll enhance your senses and enliven your mind. Many users report feeling closer to nature and undergoing spiritual or life-changing experiences. Golden Teachers are recognizable by their golden-brown caps, thin and hollow stalks, and white or purple-brown gills. They’re often large and highly potent.

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Penis Envy Magic Mushrooms

Penis Envy is another magic mushroom strain name you’ve likely heard before. These shrooms are a rare strain of psilocybe cubensis that are highly sought-after. They’re known for being one of the hardest-hitting types of magic mushrooms, delivering deeply introspective and transformative trips for users.

You can identify Penis Envy mushrooms by their phallic appearance – they’re often large with thick shafts and bulbous caps. Due to their powerful effects, they’re best avoided by beginners. However, experienced psychonauts who want a phenomenal psychedelic experience will love Penis Envy magic mushrooms. Fortunately, you can now buy them online for convenient and discreet delivery. You can also find other forms such as Albino Penis Envy Magic Mushrooms.

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Blue Meanie Magic Mushrooms

There are two types of Blue Meanies. One is a highly potent strain also known as panaeolus cyanescens (P. Cyans). Panaeolus cyanescens mushrooms are twice as potent as any psilocybe cubensis mushrooms and are recognizable by their thin stems and blue or purple spores. They’re also dangerous to forage for as they look similar to toxic pholiotina rugosa mushrooms.

The other type of Blue Meanie is a strain of psilocybe cubensis that offers intense psychedelic trips. Although they’re not as strong as the other type, they offer potent mind-warping effects that can enhance your mood, thoughts, and senses. They’re named as such because their caps often bruise and turn blue when touched. You can buy these types of Blue Meanies online.

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Amazonian Magic Mushrooms

Amazonian Magic Mushrooms are large and dense with thick white stems and golden-brown caps. They’re often found in huge yields and often turn blue when handled. They can often grow wildly, although they need high levels of humidity, hence why these historical shrooms are native to the Amazon forest.

These shrooms are especially popular and, since they grow fast, they’re usually easy to buy. They provide a happy and euphoric high – many users report experiencing a heightened mood, colorful visions, and spiritual feelings. Many people also report feeling lively, energetic, and even wanting to dance while under the influence of this fantastic psilocybe cubensis strain.

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Transkei Magic Mushrooms

If your shrooms have strong, white-bluish stems with brownish-orange caps, they might be Transkei Cubensis mushrooms. Also known as South African Transkei, these mushrooms are believed to be the first species of psychedelic mushroom found in the African continent. Luckily, you can now buy them quickly and easily in Canada.

Transkei mushrooms are known for delivering some of the most exciting and colorful visuals. Not only will everything seem more colorful, but you’ll likely see vast geometric patterns and light tracers. They can be quite powerful and aren’t the best choice for beginners, but veteran users will enjoy these potent shrooms.

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Big Mex Magic Mushrooms

Also known as Psilocybe Cubensis Mexicana and Mexican Magic Mushrooms, Big Mex shrooms are among the most reliable strains for users looking for a profound psychedelic experience. These magic mushrooms usually have curved caps and hollow stems featuring bruised blue and greenish tones.

Big Mex Magic Mushrooms can enhance your thoughts and creativity. They’re excellent for artistic users who want something that inspires them and unleashes their potential. Many people also report having spiritual thoughts and feelings while under the influence of Mexican Magic Mushrooms. They’re a good choice for beginners as they provide a happy and euphoric trip without being too overwhelming.

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Arenal Volcano Magic Mushrooms

Arenal Volcano Magic Mushrooms are also known as Costa Rican Magic Mushrooms or Psilocybe Cubensis Costa Rica. They were originally found in the foothills of the Arenal Volcano in Costa Rica and have since become a highly sought-after strain of psilocybe cubensis. They grow in warm, humid climates and are noticeable by their long stems and small caps.

These shrooms usually provide users with a well-balanced trip, complete with spiritual feelings and heightened visual effects. They can make you feel warm and affectionate and can be great for introspection or for sharing with friends. They’re a good choice for beginners due to their uplifting effects.

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Albino Louisiana Magic Mushrooms

Albino Louisiana Magic Mushrooms

There are many types of Albino Magic Mushrooms, recognizable by their pale cream-white appearance. One such example is the Albino Louisiana strain, also known as Psilocybe Cubensis Albino Louisiana. These magic mushrooms are rare and highly sought-after due to how difficult it is to grow them.

Albino Louisiana shrooms are excellent for those who want a highly visual and energetic high. Not only can they enhance your mood and make you hallucinate, but they also provide a mild body high, making you feel soothed and relaxed. Due to their particularly high potency, they’re not ideal for beginners but great for magic mushroom enthusiasts.

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Brazilian Magic Mushrooms

Brazilian Magic Mushrooms are another one of the most popular strains of psilocybe cubensis. These shrooms hail from Brazil and are known to grow fast and produce impressive yields in the right condition. As such, they’re often found in the wild, but it’s much better and safer to buy Brazilian mushrooms online.

These magic mushrooms have a long-running history. It’s believed that they’ve been used since ancient times by Mesoamericans for spiritual and ritualistic purposes. Now, many psychonauts use Brazilian Magic Mushrooms to experience the same kind of spiritually-enlightening effects that have made them so renowned.

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Mazatapec Magic Mushrooms

Mazatapec Magic Mushrooms are one of the most popular and widely-found types of magic mushrooms. These shrooms were historically used by the Mazatec people for spiritual healing. They later became one of the first strains of magic mushrooms introduced to the Western world and are still widely used today.

Also known as Psilocybe Cubensis Mazatapec Mexicana, this strain has a distinct appearance with medium-sized stems and light to dark brown caps. They often have dark, bluish stems due to bruising. Mazatapec Magic Mushrooms provide a joyful and euphoric high and can also induce spiritual experiences. They’re great for both beginners and experienced users.

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Cuban Magic Mushrooms

Cuban Magic Mushrooms (or Cuban Cubensis) were the very first magic mushrooms discovered by American mycologist F. S. Earle in the early 1900s. Because of this, they’re often seen as the truest and most traditional example of psychedelic mushrooms. Every shroom enthusiast should try these if they haven’t already.

These magic mushrooms are recognizable by their particular skinny stems and golden-brown caps. They’re small and narrow yet, despite their compact size, they can induce a range of potent effects. Cuban Magic Mushrooms will enhance your mood and heighten your senses, making pretty much everything seem more exciting.

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A+ Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybe Cubensis A+ or A+ Magic Mushrooms are another well-loved psilocybe cubensis strain. This strain is the result of growing Albino A+ magic mushrooms with more sunlight, resulting in medium shrooms with caramel-colored caps as opposed to the usual pale appearance of Albino mushrooms.

A+ Magic Mushrooms are also descended from Mexicana magic mushrooms, meaning you can rely on them for a highly spiritual and introspective trip. They’ll also heighten your mood and put you in a happy and giggly state, making them excellent for sharing with friends. These shrooms are worth trying for all kinds of users.

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Psilocybe Aztecorum Magic Mushrooms

Psilocybe Aztecorum Magic Mushrooms are known for their high potency and enlightening spiritual effects. These shrooms have been around for centuries and were referred to as “teonanacatl” by 16th-century Spanish explorers, also meaning “sacred mushroom” or “flesh of the gods”. They’re often found in mountainous areas around Arizona, Colorado, Mexico, India, and Costa Rica.

This strain is a great choice for users who want the traditional spiritual magic mushroom experience. They provide an excellent trip that many users find to be enlightening and life-changing. Since they’re quite strong, beginner users may want to avoid them. However, microdosing Psilocybe Aztecorum mushrooms can also provide a subtle yet rewarding high.

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Golden Mammoth Magic Mushrooms

Golden Mammoth (also known as Psilocybe Cubensis Golden Mammoth) is a much more modern psychedelic mushroom strain compared to some of the traditional types of magic mushrooms featured on this list. Golden Mammoth shrooms were developed in the late 90s by Canadian mycologist SporePod. They’re now highly sought-after due to their phenomenal effects.

Psilocybe Cubensis Golden Mammoth shrooms have a distinct appearance due to their strong golden color and large size. They’re known as one of the most powerful, virus-free psilocybe cubensis strains on the market, so you should grab some while you can. They provide an invigorating, blissful, and enlightening trip that’s sure to expand your mind.

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Hero Magic Mushrooms

The Psilocybe Cubensis Hero strain is another modern strain created by Quality Spores. Hero Magic Mushrooms are usually small and stumpy yet they offer powerful effects. They were made by crossing Penis Envy and Amazonian magic mushrooms – two of the most popular and reliable strains out there.

Hero Magic Mushrooms are named as such due to their powerful effects. They offer spiritual enlightenment and hallucinations, and can even induce ego death in high doses. Lower doses will boost your mood through the roof and enhance your senses to make you appreciate art, music, and movies more. They’re best avoided for beginners but experienced psychonauts will likely enjoy the powerful effects that Hero Magic Mushrooms provide.

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There are many fascinating types of magic mushrooms out there. While some of the most popular variations are listed above, you can also find other strains such as Alacabenzi Magic Mushrooms, B+ Magic Mushrooms, Costa Rican Magic Mushrooms, and many more. You can use these simply by eating them or brewing them into magic mushroom tea.

Alternatively, you might want to try other products such as magic mushroom edibles or magic mushroom capsules. These convenient products make it easy to get a microdose or macrodose of psilocybin depending on the kind of effects you’re looking for. You can find all of these products and more available for convenient and discreet delivery from Magic Mushrooms Dispensary.

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