Observation 10376: Psilocybe zapotecorum R. Heim

When: 2008-08-20

Collection location: San Sebastián del Oeste, Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]

20.7172° -104.8862° 1462m

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

This is a classic “derrumbe” or landslide mushroom. It was found after an hour of searching at the base of a landslide next to a road. Spores subrhomboid and elongated, 3 – 5 × 5 – 6 micrometers, pleurocystidia 6 × 16 micrometers.

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Recognized by sight: Stem squamulose below, pruinose near the apex. Cap large and irregularly shaped. Strongly staining blue. Growing in a landslide.

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-09-24 11:28:24 CDT (-0400)

A short video of these mushrooms is here.

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