Observation 24590: Pluteus cyanopus Quel.

When: 2009-08-16

Collection location: Wayne National Forest, Athens Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Judgeing by the odor, this little Pluteus is almost certainly hallucinogenic. About the size of a quarter and growing by itself from a barkless hardwood log.

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2% (3)
Recognized by sight
72% (4)
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Recognized by sight: Lack of blue or gray tones in the brown cap suggests P cyanopus over P. salicinus.

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maybe blue
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2009-08-21 15:02:57 CDT (-0400)

It sure does look a little bit blue :)

Unfortunately the specimen got squished in my backpack before I got it home :(

is that a blue cast to the stipe?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-08-21 09:54:26 CDT (-0400)

or am I hallucinating??!

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