Flammula braendlei Peck (1904)
|gills on hymenium|
|cap is convex|
|hymenium is adnexed or adnate|
|spore print is yellow-orange|
|ecology is saprotrophic|
Gymnopilus braendlei is a species of agaric fungus that contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin. It was originally collected by mycologist Charles Horton Peck as Flammula braendlei in the District of Columbia near Washington (1902).
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.