Psilocybe cubensis (mycology)
Hunting psychoactive mushrooms in nature can be very dangerous.
Caution is advised because poisonous or deadly mushrooms can easily be mistaken for edible ones.
P. cubensis in nature.
|Common names||Shrooms, magic mushroom|
|Active constituents||Psilocin, Psilocybin, Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin|
|WARNING: Always start with lower doses due to differences between individual body weight, tolerance, metabolism, and personal sensitivity. The dosage below assumes that one is using dried Psilocybe cubensis and not pure psilocin or psilocybin as this is extremely uncommon. If you are using fresh mushrooms simply multiply weight by ten.|
|Threshold||0.15 - 0.25 grams|
|Light||0.25 - 1 grams|
|Common||1 - 3 grams|
|Strong||3 - 6 grams|
|Heavy||6 grams +|
Psilocybe cubensis is a psychedelic mushroom in the genus Psilocybe. The primary psychoactive components of this mushroom are psilocin and its prodrug, psilocybin, as well as norbaeocystin and baeocystin.
Cultivation methods for this compound within our tutorial index include:
- , Morphological and chemical analysis of magic mushrooms in Japan.
- Variation of psilocybin and psilocin levels with repeated flushes (harvests) of mature sporocarps of Psilocybe cubensis (earle) singer