Observation 154016: Inocybe haemacta (Berk. & Cooke) Sacc.

When: 2010-10-21

Collection location: lago di Gerosa, Montemonaco, Italy [Click for map]

Who: James Baker (cepecity)

No specimen available


Found in a mixed woods with mostly beech & oak. May contain the psilocybin, psilocin and baeocystin compounds, but also possible Inocybe toxins.

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Recognized by sight: This mushroom was found on a foray in the Marche Region of Italy led by Alfredo Olivieri Pennisi of Gruppo Micologico La Tignosa who also identified the mushroom.
Used references: See – www.mushroomjohn.org/inocybehaemacta1.htm

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See reference literature…
By: Image Sharer (image sharer)
2013-12-02 04:57:54 AEDT (+1100)

“Overall, six species of Inocybe, five of which correspond to section Lactiferae, produce psilocybin and have been shown to lack muscarine (I. coelestium, I. corydalina, I. erinaceomorpha, I. haemacta, and I. tricolor).”


Confirmation studies should occur to further verify this paper’s findings.

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