Observation 7580: Psilocybe makarorae P.R. Johnst. & P.K. Buchanan.

When: 2008-05-23

Collection location: Auckland, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Notes:
Growing from a pot in a nursery. This species has irregularly branched cheilocystidia similar to Psilocybe aucklandii.
I was unable to locate any pleurocystidia on the gill surface and have found it difficult to find any good examples of basidia.
Usually when viewing the surface of a gill there are thousands of spores visible, this species seems to produce very few spores with a wide range of shape, size and colour!

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Based on chemical features: Blue staining

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