Tri-color Ecuador cubensis, Tricolor Ecuadorian Psilocybe cubensis

The Tri-color Ecuadorian Strain, also known as Tricolor Ecuador cubensis or the Tri-color Ecuadorian magic mushroom is a rare Psilocybe cubensis growing naturally in the mountainous Highlands of Ecuador. It is a rare, isolated variant of the Ecuador Strain, and even if they both come from the same land, the Tricolor Ecuador strain offers a much stronger trip.

Users say the Tricolor strain demands a “warm-hearted readiness” that will blow the mind of those who surrender to its powers. As a sacred tropical strain, the Tri-color Ecuadoriancubensis’s potency levels and effects are known to offer a dreamy, relaxing experience, with a powerful come-up, and an afterglow that will leave you clear-minded.

Ritual entheogenic use of psychoactive Psilocybes in Mesoamerica goes back thousands of years. While in Mexico, Psilocybe strains such as Psilocybe aztecorum, Psilocybe zapotecorum, or Psilocybe caerulipe are the ones that left traces of these traditions, the Tri-color Ecuadorian cubensis and the Ecuador Strain are in some way, the echo of those shamanic practices in the magnificent Andean mountains.

Other tropical psychedelic mushrooms include the Amazon strain, the Brazil strain, and Psilocybe yungensis from the Bolivian rainforest. These types of Psilocybes offer incomparable journeys of self-discovery, fantastic perspectives on life, and mind-bending sensations.

Blending lush tropical rainforests and snow-capped mountains, Ecuador is a fantastically diverse and vibrant country. Located along the Equator, from which in inherits its name, it is home to 1,289 named mountains, and a handful of uncontacted tribes still living in the Ecuadorian Amazon Basin.

The Tri-color Ecuadorian Strain has the typical robust Psilocybe Cubensis morphology that is perfect for composing with rough climates. With a long, thick, meaty stem, and large caramel caps, the sturdy Tri-color Ecuadorian Strain is as resistant as it can get. That sought-after strength is also found in its relative, the Ecuadorian cubensis.

Growing easily indoor in dense patches, with sizeable fruiting bodies, the Ecuador Strain is a reliable species that has the impeccable reputation of being a generous psilocybin producer: always abundantly flushing and optimizing for the pleasures of a bounteous harvest.

The Tri-color Ecuadorian Strain and the Ecuador Strain are to this day used in shamanic ceremonies throughout Ecuador, and the surrounding countries as well as cultivated and consumed worldwide. As often with cultivated strains growing in optimal conditions, it is possible the Tricolor Ecuador cubensis’s potency and effects have truly gained in density.

In conclusion, if you are looking for a smooth operator, go with the Ecuador Strain, if you’re seeking for a stronger potency, explore the Tri-colour Ecuadorian strain and its mind-bending, heart-warming effects.

Visual Description

• Cap: 1.5-8 cm broad, convex or flat. Conic-campanulate, frequently with a pronounced central bump (umbo) that remains as cap grows, flattens and darkens when mature. Coloration vary from reddish cinnamon brown, becoming lighter with age to golden brown when mature. Margins are pale yellow or white. P. Cubensis have a hydrophanous nature, their coloration changes throughout their growth accordingly to the humidity levels. Surface viscid, flesh bruising bluish. • Gills: close, crowded, thinner on the sides and larger in the center, around the stem. Adnate to adnexed, coloration pale gray in young age, becoming deep purplish gray to nearly black in maturity, often mottled. • Stipe:40-150mm long by 5-15mm wide. Mostly thicker towards the base. Color is whitish but may discolor yellowish. Bruising bluish when injured. Surface is smooth, dry and may be striated on the upper area. Veil leaving a well-developed, persistent, white membrane ring. • Spore print: dark purplish brown. • Microscopic features: 11.5-17 x 8-11 micrometers. • Taste and odor: It is said to have a smell and taste similar to fresh ground flour. The term used to describe it is farinaceous.


HIGH > 0.75% - 2%

Habitat Origin

Grows solitary or in group, with a preference for tropical and subtropical regions.


Has the reputation of fostering a psilocybin experience as magical as the mountainous forest it comes from: dense and mystical, peacefully contemplative, with a sense of unity and connection to the surroundings. Dream-like state, powerful come-up, great feeling upon surrender, radiant after-glow and clarity of mind.

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