Escondido Mushroom (Psilocybe Cubensis, Escondido) is another strain coming from Southern Mexico. This strain comes from the Puerto Escondido region, a very temperate and near tropical region. The tropical climate and moisture allow for a perfect setting for wild mushrooms to thrive in the Escondido area. The indigenous population has been using magic mushrooms in this region for many centuries. Maria Sabina is a famous healer who introduced the western world to mushrooms by holding a ceremony for R. Gordon Wasson and his wife in 1955. Since this pivotal moment forward, the western world received psilocybin mushrooms with much wonder.
Escondido mushroom are characterized by golden brown caps and lighter coloured stems. They are known to be extremely easy and fast to grow. Some growers report that second and third flushes of these shrooms are just as dense and fruitful as the first.
The escondido mushroom is average in potency and can be great for first timers as well as familiar psychonauts. Expect a good balance of insightfulness and visual effects. The traditional roots of this strain will bring out the shamanic experience many have gone through.
After 10-40 minutes of consuming escondido mushroom you will feel your mood enhanced with euphoria and excitement. Depending on dosage you will experience mild to intense visual enhancements. Things may seem like they are breathing, the nature around you will feel more alive and you will find yourself in introspective thought. Music and art will look and feel different and you will have a higher appreciation and you may relate the music or art to yourself on a more personal level. The most common museum dose (0.5-1.5g) and moderate dose (2-3.5g) should provide you with a 3-6 hour trip. Please read our FAQ section for more details.
Escondido Mushroom: Background
Escondido magic mushrooms originate from the Puerto Escondido region in the Southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, a very temperate and near tropical region.
The indigenous population of the regions has been using magic mushrooms. In fact, Maria Sabina a famous healer from Oaxaca used these mushrooms when holding a magic mushroom tea ceremony for R. Gordon Wasson and his wife in 1955 when they traveled to the tiny mountain town named in the paper, Huautla de Jiménez, which is located in the mountains five hours north of Oaxaca City.
The Escondido is average in potency and can be great for first timers. Subjective effects of the escondido mushroom include a mix of mental and physical intoxication, feelings of unity, and bodily vibrations/tingling.
Escondido Mushroom: Physical Characteristics
The cap (pileus) is flatter, ranging from pale yellow to golden caramel in colour and has slender, slightly curved white stems (stipes). Escondido magic mushrooms are fast colonizers that produces bountiful flushes of medium sized fruiting bodies.
escondido mushroom are characterized by golden brown caps and lighter coloured stems. They are known to be extremely easy and fast to grow. Some growers report that second and third flushes of these shrooms are just as dense and fruitful as the first.