Observation 58108: Psilocybe (Fr.) P. Kumm.
When: 2010-08-21
( 2794m)

Notes: Active but not staining blue. Growing with grass, under fir. 9200 feet elevation.

Lipa collection.

Has both four and two spore basidia.

All micrographs are at 1000x, 1.00 micron divisions. Stained with cotton blue.

Species Lists

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Growing directly from a conifer log
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cheilocystidia
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cheilocystidia
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cheilocystidia
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basidia with spores attached
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basidioles
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basidia
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spores
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spores
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spores
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spores
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habitat

Proposed Names

24% (2)
Recognized by sight: On grass. Striate margin, yellowish brown, slight umbo, expanding to plane, viscid, with a separable pellicle. Stipe subbulbous with an arachnoid veil.
Used references: The Genus Psilocybe pages 345 and 346.
Based on microscopic features: Spores 10 – 12 × 6 – 7. Cheilocystidia lageniform with a long thin neck.
Based on chemical features

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Wow!
By: Andrew Heath (Quercus)
2010-11-06 00:32:49 PDT (-0700)

This is too cool! First mescalaroensis now this! I love the idea of Actives in the SW Mountains…

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