Observation 58786: Coprinus comatus (O.F. Müll.) Pers.

When: 2010-11-07

Collection location: Soquel, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)

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Habitat and nutritional influences
By: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)
2011-05-21 05:11:42 EDT (-0400)

There are a few patches along gravel roads I pic from, but this obs. is far from human influence. This patch produced several dozen “land squids” over the fall.

I have read on the nutrinional info on these as well and it feels just like you’ve downed a couple of 5 hour energy drinks(which are vitamin based). There is the fact that since these don’t keep over night I’ve been known to eat a lot in one sitting.

perhaps it’s the vitamins…
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-05-18 16:37:36 EDT (-0400)

From Encyclopedia of Natural Healing:
translated roughly from German…..

“Shaggy Ink, a fungus with us as well as in Asia occurs both. We will, however, he rarely ate only. He is one of the few fungi that also contain vitamin C. It also contains niacin , Riboflavin and thiamine. In the protein there are 20 amino acids, including all of the people’s vital. He is particularly rich in potassium and low in sodium (130:1) and contains magnesium , iron , calcium , manganese , zinc and copper.”

It is a known heavy metal accumulator…..
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-05-18 15:06:48 EDT (-0400)

Were these in the wild or closer to human influence? Maybe they concentrated something that is giving you your buzz?

Huh, no… that’s interesting.
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-18 14:33:59 EDT (-0400)
mushroom buzz
By: Jeff Riedenauer (Tamsenite)
2010-11-14 03:48:57 EST (-0500)

does any one else get a vitamin/energy drink like feeling when consuming comatus?

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