Observation 116284: Psilocybe (Fr.) P. Kumm.

When: 2012-09-08

Collection location: Staveley, Kendal, Cumbria, England [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Tomlinson

Specimen available

Found fell-top on a public footpath in a clump of grass surrounded by bracken and sparsely grazing cows. Much debate on another website as to specific ID. Among the many species suggested include: Psilocybe semilanceata, Ps. inquilinus, Ps. strictipes, Ps. liniformans var liniformans, Deconica atrobrunnea, Deconica coprophila… Approx 20 Dried specimens – material yet to be sent for microscopy. Specimens (and photos) taken over a number of weeks.

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Recognized by sight: separable gelatinous pellicle and all

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Samples mailed out….
By: Andrew Tomlinson
2013-10-21 22:40:38 JST (+0900)

Samples from the same batch have been sent out to 2 different locations for microscopy October 2013.

Just realised there is a comment
By: Andrew Tomlinson
2013-10-21 22:38:38 JST (+0900)

I didn’t recognise that at thet time. Gonna get up and visit the location again hopefully this week – see if they are out again. Will photo and collect.

Gill spacing
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2012-11-11 04:14:02 JST (+0900)

The gill spacing on pictures 3 and 8 are drastically different, is it possible you might have tow species there?

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