Magic mushrooms – this is an unusual tool. As you might have noticed on our site there are many types of them. If you are wondering what growkit to choose for the first time? – We will try to make the choice easier for you and have some advice to get you started. Keep in mind, however, that psilocybin mushroom fruit is banned in Poland, while possession of the mycelium, or so-called growkit, is legal.
What is a growkit?
Starting your adventure with mycology, it is worth familiarizing yourself with the basic buzzwords of the field. So, what is a growkit? Well, it is translated as growth box. Such a box contains a set of components (materials) necessary to grow a plant or fungus. If you’re interested in mycology, your growkit will probably include a plastic box filled with growing medium containing a ready-to-culture mycelium of psilocybe cubensis. Such a set is nothing more than a colonized block of substrate that, when properly taken care of, will sprout fruiting bodies, or psilocybin mushrooms. In addition to the mycelium, the high-quality growkit includes additional items included in the grow kit, namely the bag, clips and cardboard packaging. In a nutshell, what is a growkit? This is a substrate containing mature mycelium that allows you to grow psilocybin mushrooms.
First experience with psilocybin mushrooms.
There are countries in Europe, for example. Czech Republic, the Netherlands, where you can own a small amount of mushrooms. However, remember to properly educate yourself before taking psychoactive drugs. You have to be sure that this is what you really want. So, which growkit to choose for the first time? The strength of the experience is measured on a scale of 1-5, where 5 is very strong. The strains differ from one another. Depending on the genre, we can set ourselves up for very intense visualizations or minimal presence of visions, focus more on philosophical impressions and insights into the inner self.
Which growkit i.e. which mushrooms are suitable to start with?
Which growkit to choose for the first time? For the first experience, it is best to choose milder varieties, such as. B+ or Mexican. Golden Teacher will also be a good choice. Dose selection and set & setting is of paramount importance. The best way is to use a scale. For the first experiments, it is most prudent to limit yourself to doses of 1-2 g of dried mushrooms. You can also read about how to prepare the space for the ceremony on our here.
B+ made history as the most popular variety of the 1990s, originated in Florida and was probably created by a mysterious mycologist known online as MR G. Why was this variety so popular? Well, it is regarded as very mild in its so-called undesirable symptoms. Users have noted that it causes less nausea than the other varieties, in addition to being euphoric and relaxing in sensation, mild hallucinations can occur, but this is a very individual issue depending on one’s sensitivity.
Mexican has a gentle disposition, if you can call it that, its action is moderate, it will be ideal as a guide for those with little experience in mycology. If someone doesn’t know what growkit to choose to start with then Mexican would be a good choice, users mention such qualities as: “sunny like Mexico,” positive, relaxing and smiling. This variety of Mexican was used in ancient ceremonies by the Aztecs.
The word legendary probably best describes this growkit. Its name is not a coincidence, Golden Teacher is a nickname this variety has earned for itself over the years. He is referred to as “Golden” for two reasons, his hats are golden brown in color, but also “Golden” because his teachings are very valuable. And why “Teacher”, because it guides the human self to what it needs most at any given time, even though it may be difficult at times. Growkit Golden Teacher is a treat for connoisseurs and beginners alike. It’s easy to use, and its very, very high popularity proves that if someone doesn’t know which growkit to choose to start with – they choose Golden Teacher. If you want to explore this variety in more depth, we invite you to a comprehensive post here.