When: 2007-10-06

Collection location: La Primavera, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico [Click for map]


Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

ID’s by Gaston Guzman as Psilocybe villarrealiae.

Growing in a depression near an ofren dry creak in mixed pine/oak woods, a few kilometers above Zapopan.


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Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Psilocybe caerulescens is the oldest published name for this taxon. Stipe staining blue where damaged. Pruinose above and with bands of floccose mycelium on the bottom half.
Based on microscopic features: Spore shape somewhere between ellipsoid and subrhomboid. Not strongly subrhomboid like members of the fagicola complex

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By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-06-27 18:23:45 PDT (-0700)

P. villarrealiae was published in Acta Bot. Mex. 43: 25, 1998

Psilocybe villarrealiae or Psilocybe villarrealii
By: S. Redhead (Scott)
2014-06-27 08:28:56 PDT (-0700)

Can anybody tell me where the names Psilocybe villarrealiae or alternatively P. villarrealii, were properly (validly) published by Guzman or any other author? Neither are in Index Fungorum nor in Mycobank.