Name: Psilocybe nigrella Peck
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Psilocybe nigrella

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Author: Peck

Citation: Bull. N.Y. St. Mus. 139: 28 (1910)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

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Pileus thin, broadly convex or nearly plane, slightly umbonate, hygrophanous, seal brown and shining when moist, even and obscurely striate on the margin, raw umber or mummy brown when the moisture has escaped; lamellae thin, rather close, rounded behind, adnexed, purple brown or seal brown, whitish on the edge ; stem firm, rigid, equal, stuffed with a slender white pith, silky fibrillose, whitish ; spores dark purplish brown, almost black, ellipsoid, 10-12 × 6-8 um. Pileus 2.5-4 cm broad; stem 3.5-7 cm long, 2-4 mm thick.

Damp mossy ground in swamps. Karner, Albany co. October.


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