Observation 81209: Psilocybe azurescens Stamets & Gartz

When: 2011-11-01

Collection location: Turbenthal, Switzerland [Click for map]

47.0° 8.0°

Who: Sporulator

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Looks more like cyanescens to me.

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Far away from home…
By: Sporulator
2011-11-02 13:52:05 CDT (-0400)

Yes, they look unusual, stout and robust. Maybe that’s due to the fact that they grow for several years now in a new habitat, 10’000 miles away from their original habitat, different composition of the substrate, other climatic patterns, maybe they have adapted a bit to the new environment. The staining is very strong, dark-blue, almost blackish. Just added two new pics, the average diameter of the caps is too big for Psilocybe cyanescens and the caps are rarely undulated. For comparison a Psilocybe cyanescens patch from Switzerland: http://mushroomobserver.org/81302?q=8j1y

Created: 2011-11-01 12:21:10 CDT (-0400)
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