Observation 133665: Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst.

When: 2013-05-14

Collection location: Hayden, Idaho, USA [Click for map]

Who: Lepkaun (Lepkaun)

Specimen available

Small orangish brown mushroom with gelatinous pellicule on cap. Translucent straight margin. Stem bruises dark brown to blackish.

Proposed Names

60% (2)
Recognized by sight
51% (3)
Recognized by sight: There are other choices, but you’ll need to check the microscopic features and use the key for section Psilocybe in The Genus Psilocybe.

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Not sure…
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2013-05-15 13:55:13 CDT (-0500)

I would agree these look more like Deconica, but not really like D. inquilina, which usually has white hyphae on the stipe, making it rather banded in appearance. But that might wash off if it is really rainy, or you handled the stipes too much. But these look more perhaps like D. subviscida, also with the very pale gills when young. But it would be more obvious under the scope.

If I found these
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2013-05-14 18:17:33 CDT (-0500)

I’d call them D. inquilina… I have no idea how correct that is…

By: Lepkaun (Lepkaun)
2013-05-14 17:05:24 CDT (-0500)

Thanks Byrain I will keep that in mind.

By: Byrain
2013-05-14 11:54:09 CDT (-0500)

Peter doesn’t want them I will scope them, I’m slow at results though…

By: Lepkaun (Lepkaun)
2013-05-14 11:15:33 CDT (-0500)

Hey Peter Werner if you would still like to scope these please send me your address and I will send the dried specimens quickly. Along with spore prints I have taken. Thank you.

Created: 2013-05-14 11:12:26 CDT (-0500)
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