Melmac – Magic Mushrooms


Melmac magic mushrooms belong to the Psilocybe cubensis species. Their closest relatives are Penis Envy mushrooms, since Melmac is PE’s mutation. Because of this, Melmac magic mushrooms are one of the most potent options that you can buy in Canada today.

Here are some of the Melmac distinguish features:

  • Above average total tryptamines concentration of 0,98%;
  • Extraterrestrial appearance with golden wavy caps and gnarled stems;
  • Lab-tested, tried-and-true option for shroom connoisseurs.

Unlike Penis Envy, Melmac strain has less psilocybin (0,96% to 0,84% respectively), but that doesn’t make it any less effective. Many psychonauts report that Melmac’s potency depends on the growing conditions a lot, so it requires extremely careful dosing, since you can hardly know the exact pack’s origins.

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Melmac – How Much to Take

Every trip is unique and the dose depends on desired effects. The list below is just an example, adjusted for dried Melmac magic mushrooms.
  • Micro dose forbarely noticeable positive cognition effects: 0,5 to 1,25 grams;
  • Minimal recreational 1,5 – 2 grams;
  • Full recreational: 2 – 3,5 grams;
  • High dose for open-mindedness, heavy hallucinations and introspection: 3,5 to 5 grams;
  • Heroic: 5-7 grams or more at once (for extreme shroomies only).
The principle “you go quieter - you will continue” always works with magic mushrooms. With a wide range of options available, it is always best to start low and slowly increase your dosage until you find your “sweet spot” with every administration.

Melmac Magic Mushrooms – Administration

Psilocybin naturally breaks down to Psilocin in our stomach under the influence of stomach acids. And these two are the main substances that make you trip. So, the best way to administer a magic mushroom is to just eat it. However, we can understand people who don't like the dried mushroom taste, which is a bit earthy, flour-like and chewy. Here are some tips to avoid it without compromising shroom’s potency:
  • Mix Melmac mushrooms with any cold dish you like, e.g salad or some snacks;
  • Cut mushrooms in the extremely small pieces, so you’ll swallow them fast without even noticing bad shroom taste;
  • Eat or drink something after eating dried mushrooms to wash away unpleasant taste.
There is also a great option to buy magic mushroom edibles. It is chocolates or bars that contain psilocybin to make your trip but also extremely tasty. You can check our Adventure Bars and Cereal Bars pages to learn more.

Melmac Magic Mushrooms – Safety&Efficiency Rules

First of all, avoid alcohol and medications. Mixing shrooms with booze or other drugs, particularly those impacting your nervous system, can be unsafe and lead to unexpected outcomes. We will never tire of reminding you — start low and go slow: Begin with a lower dose to gauge your individual response, and gradually increase as needed. This helps minimize potential risks and negative side effects. Clear your agenda before the trip. A usual mushroom trip takes 6-8 hours, so ensure you've got no pressing tasks or duties during that time. And, don’t push yourself afterwards. Give yourself time to integrate. After your trip, take some time to rest and reflect on your experience to process any insights, emotions, or lessons you may have gained during your journey. Always prioritize your safety and well-being while consuming magic mushrooms or any other psychedelic substances.

Melmac Magic Mushrooms – Effects & What to expect

You’ll feel the first effects after approximately 30 minutes after the administration. The peak will be at 60 to 90 minutes in the trip. Overall Melmac’s experience usually lasts up to 6 hours. We can’t describe the exact thing you’ll see or feel, everything is individual and depends not only on a person, room or setting, but also on the dose itself. So, here is a breakdown of the effects, depending on the Melmac’s dose:


  • Improved focus;
  • Less fatigue and anxiety;
  • Productivity boost;
  • Better control and understanding of emotions;
  • Feeling up to conversations and extremely social.

Minimal recreational dose:

  • Minor alterations in perception of the surroundings (visual changes include vibrating and moving contours of objects, sparkling, increased light sensitivity);
  • Notably improved creativity;
  • Light euphoria.

Full recreational dose:

  • More prominent perception alteration;
  • Therapeutic effect (if intended) on mental health;
  • Possibly a strictly individual spiritual experience;
  • Altered perception of time;
  • Increased euphoria;
  • Deep introspection.

High dose:

  • Strong psychedelic effects (visual hallucinations, altered perception of light, sound, increased sensitivity, a deeper «trip»);
  • Easier introspection and improved self-analysis;
  • Dramatically increased compassion and empathy;
  • Open-mindedness, increased ability to process information and think «outside the box»;
  • Lightness in movement, dizziness.

Heroic dose:

It is definitely not an experience for everyone. Melmac contains double to triple the amount of psilocybin and psilocin, compared to other cubensis strains. This means that it is extremely potent and taking it in high doses can give the inexperienced user an overwhelming trip with ego breakdown and heavy hallucinations. If you are a newcomer — please, don’t start with a heroic dose.

Melmac Magic Mushrooms – Occasions

Magic mushrooms, regardless of the strain, can be taken for various reasons and in different situations. It's important to note that individual preferences and experiences will differ. Here are a few potential occasions to take Melmac magic mushrooms: Levelup your party or festival experience by enhanced social activity; Take a walk in the park or in the woods to feel the strong connection with nature; Enjoy art and music, finding more and more new things even in your old favorite songs. Melmac, as Penis Envy, delivers strong psychedelic experience, rather than bodily sensations. It will be a great idea to take its potency into account and administer it in the safe zone, preferably with a tripsitter. Thus it will help you to:
  • Enhance creative inspiration by opening up new ways of thinking. Melmac experience provides unique perspectives, allowing you to see things in a different light and channel creativity more effectively;
  • Deepen spiritual exploration. Melmac takes you in a meditative setting, encourages introspection and heightens your sense of interconnectedness with the universe. This can lead to a more profound understanding of one's beliefs, values, and place in the world;
  • Foster personal growth and self-discovery. Some individuals take magic mushrooms as a tool for personal development and self-exploration. Melmac is no exception but in low doses.
The mindset, environment, dosage, and intention play a crucial role in ensuring a positive and beneficial experience. While there are many occasions that give you limitless possibilities to sit back, relax and slowly drift in your consciousness — always prioritize your safety. NOTE: We’re talking about positive effects and occasions that are possible exclusively in case you’re in a good state of mind, in a comfortable and calm place, with no people around that might intentionally or unintentionally ruin your experience and turn your journey into a bad trip.

Melmac – Appearance

Melmac magic mushrooms have a beautiful and easy-to-identify appearance. However, some people report that they resemble circumcised penises when fresh, thanks to PE genes.
  • Size: bigger than PE, 6-8 inches (15-20 cm) long stem, 1,5 to 2 inches (3-5 cm) in cap diameter;
  • Cap: very close to the stem, deeper golden colored, slight waves towards the end of the cap;
  • Stem: pale white, sometimes with light yellow shades, warped.
Some shroomers believe that Melmac magic mushrooms got their name from the planet with the same title. Melmac planet was mentioned in the American sitcom Alf. Melmac’s twisted and unusual appearance makes shroomers believe that they truly came from outer space.

Melmac – Origins

As with all magic mushrooms, there’s no official version of Melmac's origins. However, we know three most described theories:
  1. In the early 1970s Terence Mckenna discovered the Penis Envy strain in the Amazon Rainforest and sent collected wild spore samples to mycologist Steven Pollock who isolated Penis Envy genetics;
  2. The other story suggests that Richard Guiterrez, another mycologist, cultivated the Penis Envy strain from Mckenna’s spores;
  3. The last but not least theory is that the Melmac strain emerged after dozens of experiments performed by Homestead company on the Penis Envy strain.
There is one more story for true fans of conspiracy theories — Melmac IS the Penis Envy, there were no mutations and Homestead called Penis Envy “Homestead PE” just to historically perpetuate its name. One thing for sure, Melmac was given an original name because of its unique physical features that shroom growers saved and reproduced throughout countless generations.

Melmac Mushrooms – Variations

Melmac has a lot of intriguing variations The most popular include:

Albino Melmac

A Melmac unpigmented version that is modified only in terms of physical appearance. As it follows from the name, Albino Melmac is white Melmac option that possesses the same effects and has a more aesthetic appearance.

Tidal Wave

A hybrid of the Penis Envy and B+. The most potent strain nowadays that even won the 2021 Psilocybin Cup. A more potent Melmac variation, since both descended from Penis Envy.

Jack Frost

Distant Melmac relative. Another Psilocybe cubensis that is the cross between True Albino Teacher and Albino Penis Envy mushrooms. Despite such an unusual composition it has a quite moderate and smooth action.

Melmac Mushrooms – Alternatives

If you’re not in the mood for a strong trip or just looking for more shrooms to try, here are some Melmac alternatives that you can easily add to your wishlist.


Mexicana is all about relaxation and colorful Aztec patterns. The first psychedelic mushroom tried by humans and then widely spread in the west.

Penis Envy

Relatively close to Melmac in terms of effects. However, PE has more psilocybin in it, delivering more intense trips.

Golden Teacher

The option for those, who want a smooth, stress-free relaxation and full introspection. Perfect variant for newcomers. Golden Teacher will carefully guide you to the spiritual world. For a full selection of top-quality dried magic mushrooms you can buy, please check the Whole Shrooms page.