Name: Psilocybe caribaea Guzmán, T.J. Baroni & Tapia
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Status: Deprecated

Name: Psilocybe caribaea

Author: Guzmán, T.J. Baroni & Tapia

Citation: in Guzmán, Tapia, Ramírez-Guillén, Baroni, Lodge, Cantrell & Nieves-Rivera, Mycologia 95(6): 1172 (2003)

Preferred Synonyms:Psilocybe caerulescens Murrill

Deprecated Synonyms: Psilocybe weilii Guzmán, Stamets & F. Tapia, Psilocybe caerulescens var. albida R. Heim, Psilocybe caerulescens var. nigripes R. Heim, Psilocybe caerulescens var. weilii

Misspellings: Weilii, Psilocybe mazatecorum R. Heim


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

Brief Description:

Country: Puerto Rico
Photographer: T. J. Baroni
This new species was found in Puerto Rico in the Caribbean National Forest on the Caimitillo Trail. This image is of the type collection.

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2013-04-12 01:03:26 PDT (-0700)

Psilocybe caribaea was described as a relative of P. caerulescens which has pleurocystidia. However the type collection of P. caerulescens has pleurocystidia.

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