Gymnopilus luteoviridis
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Gymnopilus luteoviridis
Scientific classification
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G. luteoviridis
Binomial name
Gymnopilus luteoviridis
(Thiers) (1959)
Gymnopilus luteoviridis
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gills on hymenium
cap is convex
hymenium is adnexed or adnate
stipe has a ring
spore print is yellow-orange
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: psychoactive

Gymnopilus luteoviridis is a widely distributed mushroom of the Eastern United States that contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.

Description

Habitat and formation

Gymnopilus luteoviridis is found growing gregarious to cespitose on oak stumps and hardwoods from August to November. It is widely distributed in eastern North America.

See also

List of Gymnopilus species

References