Observation 16414: Psilocybe subcubensis Guzmán
When: 2009-01-18
No herbarium specimen

Notes: This mushroom was collected in a tropical site, grown in cow dung, is easily recognizable by their evanescent veil, and bluing colour in age or when injured. Separates from Psilocybe cubensis for the slightly smaller spores an the more tropical distribution.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:33 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Jalapa, Tabasco, MEXICO’ to ‘Jalapa, Tabasco, Mexico’

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Guzmán, G.1983. The genus Psilocybe. Beih. Nova Hedwigia 74, Cramer,Vaduz.

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Spores measurement
By: Marcelo (venom2283)
2009-01-20 15:22:35 CET (+0100)

The measurement of the spores for this species is (9.9-) 11-13 (-14) x 7.7-8, subhexagonal in face view, thick walled in accord with Guzmán (1983).

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2009-01-19 09:29:08 CET (+0100)

What were the measurements of the spores?

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