Pluteus nigroviridis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Pluteaceae
Genus: Pluteus
Species:
P. nigroviridis
Binomial name
Pluteus nigroviridis
Babos (1983)

Pluteus nigroviridis is a mushroom in the family Pluteaceae. Found in Europe, it was first described scientifically by Hungarian mycologist Margit Babos in 1983.[1]

Chemistry

Fruit bodies of the fungus contain the psychoactive compounds psilocin and psilocybin.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ Babos MG. (1982). "Mycological examination of sawdust depots in Hungary II". Studia Botanica Hungarica. 16: 49–52.
  2. ^ Johnson T. (1998). CRC Ethnobotany Desk Reference. CRC Press. p. 641. ISBN 978-0-8493-1187-1.