Observation 77161: Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél.

When: 2011-09-25

Collection location: Vidalia, Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: kenny (buckbuster)

No specimen available

Found September 25,2011 around 10:30am TEMP was 68 degrees. Doesn’t bleed or bruise when handled. Growing in PASTURE with horse and cow crap,on and around it in bunches and solitary. Despite the crap it was growing in they have a mushroomy/fresh soil smell. Taste is undetermined.MAGIC SHROOM (I hope!)in montgomery co. kentucky

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blackish/puple spore prints
blackish/puple spore prints
blackish/puple spore prints
blackish/puple spore prints

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Psathyrella Nails It on the Head.
By: Stephen (Ιερονυμοσ)
2011-09-25 15:12:45 PDT (-0700)

I thought the ID of Panaeolus wrong, but the “habitat” suggested threw me off. I see the brittle stipe as well now.

psilocybin mushrooms
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2011-09-25 13:04:59 PDT (-0700)

You will not find any psilocybin mushrooms in cow dung in Kentucky. Occasionally there will be some in horse dung. Picking and identifying random mushrooms is a great way to learn mushroom identification, but it will take you on average hundreds to thousands of hours to find psilocybin mushrooms that way. The correct approach is to research which ones grow in your area, find out which habitat and time of year they prefer, then visit the correct habitat in the correct time of year after rain. This is explained in more detail with many helpful links in the document an overview on how to find psilocybin mushrooms.

After you look at enough mushrooms you are likely to start to think that all mushrooms are really cool, not just psilocybin containing ones. Or maybe not. Depends entirely on your personality, interests and countless other factors.

In either case, if you plan to eat mushrooms you find outside it is wise to study mushroom identification as much as possible, both to save you time in the field and to increase the safety of your hobby. Always post mushrooms you find here before you eat them until you are 100% confident in your ability to ID a given mushroom to species.

Not much
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-25 12:40:18 PDT (-0700)

to find in cow poo if you’re looking for actives. Except Cubensis.

By: kenny (buckbuster)
2011-09-25 12:36:15 PDT (-0700)

I will check it out. I’ve been exploring for the last 3 days and found that the same mushrooms very in size,color and length depending on how wet or dry the dung was ,and how much dung there was in a spot.

Welcome Kenny
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-25 12:16:49 PDT (-0700)

You may find shroomery.org helpful also.

I’m a newbee
By: kenny (buckbuster)
2011-09-25 12:14:45 PDT (-0700)

Im new at mushrooms but i find them very interesting not just the magical ones.any pictures needed let me know.thanks just uploaded a few more

not magical
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2011-09-25 12:08:18 PDT (-0700)

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