Name: Psilocybe chuxiongensis T. Ma & K.D. Hyde
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Status: Accepted

Name: Psilocybe chuxiongensis

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Author: T. Ma & K.D. Hyde

Citation: Phytotaxa 156 (4): 211–220 (2014)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hymenogastraceae

Genus: Psilocybe

Species: Psilocybe chuxiongensis

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..closely related to P. cubensis but can be differentiated by the lack of an annulus and the buff-yellow to yellowish brown, hemispheric to hemispheric-convex pileus without an umbo or papilla. Phylogenetic analyses of ITS, nrLSU and combined rpb2-tef1-α datasets using maximum parsimony and Bayesian inference also indicate its uniqueness. The relationship with P. cubensis is well-supported by molecular data with high support values in all three datasets.

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