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Psilocybe fimetaria
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hymenogastraceae
Genus: Psilocybe
Species:
P. fimetaria
Binomial name
Psilocybe fimetaria
(Orton) Watling (1967)
Synonyms[1]
  • Stropharia fimetaria P.D.Orton (1964)
Psilocybe fimetaria
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gills on hymenium
cap is convex or campanulate
hymenium is adnate or sinuate
stipe has a cortina
spore print is blackish-brown to purple
ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: psychoactive

Psilocybe fimetaria is a psilocybin mushroom, having psilocybin and psilocin as main active compounds.

Etymology

Description

Habitat and distribution

Psilocybe fimetaria is found growing solitary to gregariously on horse or cow dung, in grassy areas or in rich soils, and often fruits in large rings, from September to November, known from Canada (British Columbia and New Brunswick), the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho), Chile, Great Britain, and Europe. Widely distributed but not very common.

References

  1. ^ "GSD Species Synonymy: Psilocybe fimetaria (P.D. Orton) Watling". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-11-30.