Observation 21780: Deconica (W.G. Sm.) P. Karst.
When: 2009-06-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Probably the same species as my other recent observations of small psilocybes. Found in leaf littler under upland mixed hardwoods. These were growing directly from leaves, not wood. I ordered a microscope a few days ago. These little guys will be my first microscopy subjects.

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Eye3
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Not bluing

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yeah
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-13 12:17:06 PDT (-0700)

I want better of both as well, but you gotta work with what ya got in the meantime.
plus that picture may be a bit blurry but its easy to make out the shapes, unlike some of my photographs which are blurry + small range of focus.
definitely looks psilocybe genus.

spores look like psilocybe
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-13 11:55:16 PDT (-0700)

Spore photo was taken at highest magnification (100x/1.25-160/0.17) oil immersion. Not great, but not bad for my first attempt. I already want a better microscope and microscope camera.

lol
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-06 19:26:09 PDT (-0700)

I sorta combined the two, archiving microscopy with my camera.

“no man, I wont get addicted, not me!”

you just wait and see! lol

another addiction
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-06-06 19:02:49 PDT (-0700)

I hope it does not compete too much with my shroom-tography addiction Haha!

microscopy
By: Shane Marsh (Mushane)
2009-06-06 18:58:54 PDT (-0700)

welcome to your new addiction

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