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What are the optimum P. cubensis growth parameters?
Psilocybe cubensis Growth Parameters taken from Paul Stamets and J.
WARNING: This information (particularly that regarding 86F substrate temp) is considered outdated and aiming for these exact temperatures is known to cause failure due to bacterial blooms. You were warned.
Psilocybe cubensis Growth Parameters
Paul Stamets and J. S. Chilton: The Mushroom Cultivator
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Mycelial Types: Rhizomorphic to linear; whitish in overall color but often bruising bluish where injured.
Standard Spawn Medium: Rye grain. See Chapter III.
Fruiting Substrate: Rye grain; wheat straw; leached horse or cow manure and/or horse manure/straw compost balanced to a 71-74% moisture content.
Method of Preparation: See Chapters III, V, and VI. Pasteurization achieved through exposure to live steam for 2 hours at 140