Observation 76387: Psilocybe caerulipes (Peck) Sacc.

When: 2011-09-14

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

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Recognized by sight: Staining blue, small, lacking annulus, late in the season

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Growing from leaves
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-09-16 13:36:23 CDT (-0400)

I’m pretty sure these tiny delicate Psilocybes are the same as the ones in this observation from 2009:

http://mushroomobserver.org/24357

Both collections were growing from leaf litter and did not appear to be attached to wood, not even a small stick. They bruise a dark blue pretty quickly after being handled, not slowly as is reported for P. caerulipes. These mushrooms also seem to be a bit small for P. caerulipes.

Nine specimens were collected and dried. Hopefully somebody will want to sequence them.

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