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Observation 468163: Psilocybe (Fr.) Kumm.

When: 2021-05-20

Collection location: Waikato, New Zealand [Click for map]

Who: El Le (mycelle)

Specimen available

Substrate: Litter and bark wood chip mixed with soil
Conditions: Rain all week, moderate temperature, late Autumn
Bruising: Staining blue, either barely at all or conspicuously, particularly the stems and caps which had blue blotches that remained when dried.
Prints: Purple-brown to lilac-grey
Specimen_Kept: Frbs
DNA: Says half way between Psilocybe angulospora and Psilocybe stuntzii. It’s closer to stuntzii.
Other: 2-3cm diam. 4-6cm tall
Thousands. Stems hollow, pliant. Not easy to get debris off, it stuck stubbonly to the caps.


Red is New Zealand, blue is Australia

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Based on chemical features: Sequence says so, angulospora would be other option and it looks nothing like it.

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