Observation 44734: Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata Guzmán & Gaines

When: 2010-04-24

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

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight: Recognized as Psilocybe. Veil, Floccose stem below veil remnants and presence in Ohio suggest P. ovoideocystidiata

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By: Andrew Heath (Quercus)
2010-04-26 16:36:56 CDT (-0400)

The bluing can also be seen along the cap margin in picture one.

Yes, I do see the bluing.
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-04-26 12:23:56 CDT (-0400)

Actually, it may be seen on either photo, so I doubt it’s just a shadow. Guess it just hadn’t dropped many spores before the photo was snapped.

By: vjp
2010-04-26 12:06:50 CDT (-0400)

There is light bluing directly under the veil if you fully enlarge the picture.

Hmmm, for a Psilocybe I would expect to see
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2010-04-26 11:28:05 CDT (-0400)

some blackening on the stem or ring. Maybe no spores have dropped yet? How about Tubaria confragosa? Was this a very small mushroom?

how about a
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2010-04-25 21:42:52 CDT (-0400)

picture of the gills,,,,did it have a cobweb veil?

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