Name: Psilocybe longispora Murrill
Version: 2
Previous Version 

First person to use this name on MO: Image Sharer

Observations of:

this name (0)

this taxon, other names (0)

this taxon, any name (0)

other taxa, this taxon proposed (0)

any taxon, this name proposed (0)


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Psilocybe longispora

ICN Identifier: missing

Index Fungorum search

MycoBank search

Author: Murrill

Citation: Q. Jl Fla Acad. Sci. 8(2): 197 (1945)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Locality: Florida

Brief Description: [See More | Edit]

Pileus convex to plane, gegarious, 1.5 to 2.5 cm broad ; surface dry, glabrous, pale-isabelline, smooth, becoming slightly striate to the disk, margin entire, concolorous; context very thin, white, unchanging, odorless, soon slightly bitter ; lamellae emarginate with quite a broad adnate base, inserted, medium distant, 4-5 mm broad, plane at first but becoming ventricose, brownish-mottled at maturity, edges white ; spores oblong-ellipsoid, opaque, purplish-brown, smooth, 15-18 X 5-6 fi ; basidia 4-spored ; cystidia none ; stipe tapered downward, hollow, lightly furrowed, pallid and white-chaffy above, chestnut and glabrous below, 4-5 X 0.1-0.2 cm.

Type collected by G. F. Weber on vegetable debris in a dried-up cypress pond in Cary Forest, east of Gainesville, Fla., Jan. 18, 1944 (F 21011). Suggesting Campanularius at first sight, with its mottled white-edged gills, but striate and with totally different spores.


Descriptions: [Create]


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.
Number of users interested in this name: 0