Name: Psilocybe caerulescens Murrill
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Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

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Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit] (Murrill’s notes) (Trotter notes based on Murril’s)

Brief Description:

“Pileus convex, slightly umbonate, gregarious or cespitose, 5-7cm. broad; surface glabrous, slightly viscid when wet, becoming radially striate on the margin, light-dirty-yellowish-brown with a metallic luster suggesting some alloy of brass, darker on the disk, bluish when bruised or handled; context white, tough, unchanging, continuous with the stipe, with a farinaceous odor when cut, and no characteristic taste; lamellae sinuate-adnexed, light-yellow at first, dark-purplish-brown at maturity; spores broadly ovoid or subglobose, smooth, avellanous with a yellowish tint under the microscope, very distinctive both in color and in shape, about 7 × 5.5µ; stipe flexuous, equal, pruinose, hollow, concolorous, white at the apex, turning blue when cut, reaching 9 cm. in length and 1 cm. in thickness.” (Murrill, 1923).

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