Name: Psilocybe cylindrispora A. Pearson
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Psilocybe cylindrispora

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Author: A. Pearson

Citation: Trans. Br. mycol. Soc. 33(3-4): 306 (1950)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

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Locality: South Africa

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HABITAT: in troop on bare soil. Karbonkelberg, 6 June 1948.

Cap 2-3 em., fleshy, hygrophanous, convex, dark umber brown drying to buff, smooth, mat, margin striate. Gills crowded, ventricose, narrow, adnexed, fragile, thin, white at first, then dark smoky with purplish tinge. Stem 2-4 em. long, 4-5 mm. thick, equal, firm, hollow, white, striate- fibrillose delicately pruinose. Flesh dirty white in cap, white in stem; no taste or smell.

Spores in mass blackish brown; under microscope brown subtranslucent, cylindrical 9-10 × 3t-4fL smooth, with germinative pore. Cystidia on gill edge cylindric, 7-8 fL thick with thin walls. Cap surface hymeniform with sack-shaped cells 18-25 fL wide.

- Cape agarics and boleti. Transactions of the British Mycological Society. 33(3-4):276-314

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