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Observation 7854: Mutinus Fr.

When: 2008-05-12

Collection location: Cincinnati, Hamilton Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

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21% (2)
Recognized by sight
46% (2)
Recognized by sight: It would be nice to see a mature one, but the cut egg is pictured in several books and on the internet.
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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Oops – wrong year
By: Vincent F. Andwan (andwanvf)
2016-05-24 05:21:28 JST (+0900)

Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata was just found by a friend here, under pines.

I think I may have found a patch too, but not sure, definitely blueing.

I hope Utah is treating you well! Hope to see you back this way for an OMS foray!

Time Traveler
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2016-05-24 01:11:57 JST (+0900)

Hey Vincent,

It’s easy to pop over to Cincy for some stinkhorns when you have a time machine ;)

This observation says it was posted in 2008, but I rather distinctly remember finding these stinkhorn eggs in Cincinnati in 2007. I was chasing Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata up and down the Ohio Valley that spring, documenting how wide spread it was, when I found these stink-horn eggs. Memory is a funny thing.

Stinkhorn haven – Cincinnati
By: Vincent F. Andwan (andwanvf)
2016-05-24 00:01:58 JST (+0900)

How is it that your posts seem to be in Utah through most of this month,
,then you just swing through my town, Cincy, to find one a stinkhorn egg?
Great pics as always. I don’t know my town is a stinkhorn haven, but I could be wrong. I’m told those eggs are edible. I’m thinking about pickling a batch, but don’t know much about potential toxicity.