Mexicana, also known as psilocybe mexicana, is a type of psilocybin magic mushroom known for its use by the Aztec peoples over two thousand years ago, where it was called “nahuatl” or “god fungus.” It is one of the most well-known types of psychedelic mushrooms in the world. Mexicana was used in religious ceremonies as a way to ascend to enlightenment. This strain is a type of psilocybe cubensis and has the active ingredients psilocybin and psilocin. These spores are particularly fascinating to look at under a microscope.
Mexicana had been used by indigenous peoples in North and Central America for several thousand years. It was discovered by French botanist Roger Heim and was experimented with by researcher Albert Hofmann, where it was first isolated. Mexicana is one of the first ever hallucinogenic mushrooms to be studied by scientific researchers. Mexicana is capable of growing virtually anywhere in Americas, granted the climate is temperate.
Growth characteristics: This strain boasts large flushes and brown-gold caps. The stems of this mushroom are a pale beige or off white and are very thin and long. Mexicana’s stems also tend to bruise easily and create a light blue-grey color. At maturity, the caps of Mexicana can become quite large and fanned out. This strain can also produce “Magic Truffles’, or sclerotia, which are an absolute delight to look at with a microscope. Mexicana is known for being a slow grower as well.
Potency: The psychotropic elements of this type of magic mushroom is considered generally mild when compared to other types of psilocybe mushrooms. This strain is recommended for beginners and advanced researchers alike.
Kit Includes: One 10ml luer lock spore syringe containing sterile water and Mexicana mushroom spores.
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