Observation 188256: Psilocybe pelliculosa (A.H. Sm.) Singer & A.H. Sm.

When: 2014-11-07

Collection location: Cascades along Highway 12, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

No specimen available

Notes:
Fruiting in grass(NOT COPROPHYLLIC/ON DUNG) beneath small pines. Although manure and hay are dropped here seasonally from June to October- these fruitings are always from grass tufts, not directly from dung. Near the edge of a large horse pasture.

Stems: flexible, easily wrap around index finger without snapping, rubbery. Bluing slightly where handled in larger, older specimens.

Odor: Very sweet, farinaceous.

Elevation: 3800ft.

Temp: mid 30’s.

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Although covered in chunks of manure and hay- these always are fruiting from either grass or soil.
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Although covered in chunks of manure and hay- these always are fruiting from either grass or soil.
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown deposit.
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown deposit.
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown deposit.
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown deposit.
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown(40X lens).
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Spores: Ellipsoid, smooth, dark purple brown(40X lens).

Proposed Names

64% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Alan, fruiting within inches of one another for entire collection of caespitose fruiting bodies. I harvested and stored all FB’s together.
31% (2)
Recognized by sight: Are you sure that the first four photos are the same as the rest? Did you save them separately?
83% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: All but the dark specimen in photo 6

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