Hanoi, Hanoi cubensis, Vietnamese cubensis

The Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis also called Hanoi cubensis is a moderately potent Psilocybe cubensis magic mushroom indigenous to the Southeast Asian country of Vietnam.
Surrounded by China, Laos, and Cambodia, and sharing maritime borders with Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia, Vietnam embodies some of the oldest traditions and cultures of the Asian continent, where humility, restraint, and modesty are practiced daily.

The original specimen of the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis magic mushroom is reported to have been found growing close to rice plantations near the city of Hanoi.
Hanoi is the national capital, it is situated in North Vietnam between the Red River and the Black River, hence the name “Ha Noi”, meaning “between two rivers”.
Sometimes tagged “Paris of the East” for its French influenced colonial architecture, the city has a subtropical monsoon climate rhythmed by intense rainfall; the type of weather Psilocybe cubensis species love to proliferate in.

Like many of his tropical relatives such as the neighbouring Panaeolus Cambodginiensis, Psilocybe samuensis, Panaeolus cyanescens or Panaeolus subbalteus, the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis can also be a found growing in dung.
Found over a hundred years ago (in 1906), today the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis is a sought-after magic mushroom strain for both growers and cultivators. Its moderate potency, smooth effects, its ferocious growing tendencies, its generous fruiting, and prolific sporulation are all highly regarded qualities.

Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis fruits into various sizes with typically fleshy, sturdy stems and caps sometimes up to 5cm in diameter. The coloration offers a variety of golden-brown hues that tend to end straw yellow. Consumers report the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis magic mushroom offers a balanced and memorable experience with smooth sensations of euphoria, some englobing spiritual feelings, and subtle visual alterations.

Some compare the trip of Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis magic mushroom to that of Golden Teacher, the B+, Conocybe smithii, or Inocybe Aeruginascens. Undeniably, Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis makes a great ally when it comes to discovering the merits of micro-dosing. Because it is a moderately potent strain, it can offer a safe journey into such a practice, and help enhance mood, creativity or focus. As long as you give yourself an intention, the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis will follow.

Ha Noi is not only the rich nest of delectable cuisine, vibrant nightlife, silks, and handicrafts, it is also a place where the enlightening psilocybian powers of the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis grows.

Visual Description

• Cap: small to up to 5cm diameter, conic-convex at first, expands to broadly convex and nearly plane with maturity. Surface is smooth, viscid when moist, often cracking with irregular fissures when drying. Coloration is light-brown when young, quickly fading to yellow straw in maturity. Flesh bruises bluish when injured. • Gills: attachment is ascending, uncinate. Coloration is pallid on edges, darker at center. • Stem: Centrally and strongly attached to cap and gills. Even, thicker at the base. Bruises blue when injured.


MODERATE 0.25% - 0.75%

Habitat Origin

Scattered or gregarious, along rice plantation, or on animal dung, mostly of water buffalo. Thought to be widespread throughout the Southeastern Asia.


Consumers report the Vietnamese Psilocybe cubensis magic mushroom offers a balanced and memorable experience with smooth sensations of euphoria, some englobing spiritual feelings, with discrete visual alterations. Some compare the trip to that of the Golden Teacher; in other words, a very classic and balanced spiritual and visual experience.