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Species List: Psilocybin Fungi Growing Naturally In Bangladesh (1842)
When: 2021-10-03
Observations: 0

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Psilocybin Fungi Growing Naturally In Bangladesh

To Be Developed

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This Bengali-speaking nation is located between India and Myanmar. The rainy season in Bangladesh coincides with the summer monsoon season (June through mid-October), and rainfall during this season accounts for 75–80% of the country’s annual rainfall. The country experiences several floods every year which cause extensive damage to crops, livestock, life, and property. Be disciplined while visiting this nation, and stay up-to-date with the news.

The Genus Gymnopilus
This nation may eventually reveal multiple species in the genus Gymnopilus which produce Psilocybin. Gymnopilus species grow on wood (wood chip trails, fallen logs/branches, tree stumps, clear-cut debris, logging road wood debris, and at the bases of living trees). More photographs are needed to understand the current biodiversity emerging from this country. Please see: https://mushroomobserver.org/...

The Genus Panaeolus
This nation may have more Panaeolus species waiting to be found in fertilized garden soils, fertilized lawns (especially newly laid lawns with sod), and in fields with animal dung. This includes cow-grazing fields, horse stables and horse racing courses, equestrian trails, and possibly other large animal localities – like sites known for elk, buffalo, sheep, and/or elephants. Please see: https://mushroomobserver.org/...

Panaeolus cinctulus

Panaeolus cyanescens

The Genus Inocybe
Extra (advanced) caution is properly advised when treating species in the poisonous genus Inocybe. These species may be found in sandy soils, woodland soils, calcareous soils, clay soils in alluvial plains, dunes, and underneath the following trees: Populus, Salix, Fagus, Picea, Carpinus, and Quercus.

The Genus Pholiotina
Extra (advanced) caution is properly advised when treating species in the poisonous genus Pholiotina. These species are sapotrophic on soil, litter, humus, dung, and small pieces of wood, solitary or gregarious, usually on sub-neutral to basic substrates rich in nutrients. Widespread, with worldwide distribution.

The Genus Conocybe
Extra (advanced) caution is properly advised when treating species in the poisonous genus Conocybe. These species tend to grow in lawns and woodchip landscapes in residential areas and school campuses. Habitats also include soil, litter, humus, dung, small pieces of decaying wood, and rarely on living wood. Identification can be tricky and may even require microscopy. Please always thoroughly photograph each collection.

The Genus Pluteus
The genus Pluteus requires more amplified attention by mycologists in this nation. It is possible that more Psilocybin-producing species are currently growing on fallen branches, decaying logs, tree stumps, tree bases, logging roads, and on clear-cut debris in the forests. Excellent photography is now needed throughout this nation. Please also see: https://mushroomobserver.org/...

The Genus Psilocybe
This nation may possess more species in the genus Psilocybe than what is listed below. This diverse genus exhibits species capable of growing from dung, wood, soil, and intermediate substrates. If you or someone you know locates a collection, please thoroughly photograph the species, dry it out completely, and save it (properly) for microscopy and DNA sequencing.

Psilocybe cubensis

Psilocybe umbrina (=Deconica umbrina)
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The Un-Knowns
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It is absolutely possible that other genera producing Psilocybin are naturally growing in this nation. Strong caution is advised due to potentially poisonous species in some of these genera. Please note that these (and related) collections are quite difficult to identify – even among confident experts: Panaeolopsis, Pholiotina, Conocybe, Oudemansiella, Inosperma, Mycena, Galerina, and Inocybe.

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Question: Who can perform DNA sequencing, chemosystematics, and digital microscopy in this nation for collections of species in Gymnopilus, Panaeolus, Panaeolopsis, Pholiotina, Psilocybe, Pluteus, Oudemansiella, Conocybe, Inosperma, Mycena, Galerina, and Inocybe?

Note: Mushroom Observer needs more high definition photography for the species mentioned above. Please thoroughly capture all taxonomic characters with close-up photography. Please share this link with friends and colleagues.

Thank You!

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Would you like to learn how to perform DNA sequencing?
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Interested in microscopy & photography?
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