Gymnopilus braendlei
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G. braendlei
Binomial name
Gymnopilus braendlei
(Peck) Singer (1951)
Synonyms[1]

Flammula braendlei Peck (1904)

Gymnopilus braendlei
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gills on hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium is adnexed or adnate
spore print is yellow-orange
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: psychoactive

Gymnopilus braendlei is a species of agaric fungus that contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.[2] It was originally collected by mycologist Charles Horton Peck as Flammula braendlei in the District of Columbia near Washington (1902).

Description

Distribution and habitat

Gymnopilus braendlei is found growing solitary or cespitose on tree stumps, June - November. It is widespread in the eastern U.S, and present in the western U.S.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Gymnopilus braendlei (Peck) Singer :561, 1951". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2013-01-02.
  2. ^ Gastón Guzmán; John W. Allen; Jochen Gartz (1998). "A worldwide geographical distribution of the neurotropic fungi, an analysis and discussion" (PDF). Annali del Museo Civico di Rovereto (14): 189–280. (on Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto)