Pluteus brunneidiscus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Pluteaceae
Genus: Pluteus
Species:
P. brunneidiscus
Binomial name
Pluteus brunneidiscus
Murrill (1917)
Synonyms[1]
  • Pluteus washingtonensis Murrill (1917)

Pluteus brunneidiscus is a species of agaric fungus in the family Pluteaceae. It was first described scientifically by American mycologist William Alphonso Murrill in 1917.[2] It is found in Europe (Spain) and North America.[1]

Description

Pileus and stipe without blue-green tinges. Specimens are small to medium-sized and have a brown pileus which is usually darker at the center.

Habitat and distribution

Solitary, on wood of broad-leaved trees. Found in the U.S. and in Spain from June to November.

Chemistry

These mushrooms contain psilocybin.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Justo A, Castro ML (2007). "Observations in Pluteus section Pluteus in Spain: two new records for Europe" (PDF). Mycotaxon. 102: 209–220. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03.
  2. ^ Murrill WA (1917). "Agaricaceae subtribe Pluteanae". North American Flora. 10 (2): 77–144 (see p. 131).
  3. ^ Justo, A. & M.L. Castro. (2007). "Observations in Pluteus section Pluteus in Spain: Two new records for Europe". Mycotaxon 102: 209–220.