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PMW: Pacific West Coast (v10.0) * 5
    #17103448 - 10/26/12 06:55 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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PMW: Pacific West Coast

A supplement to:
Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World.

 
 
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Conocybe cyanopus ***

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Psylosymon


                   

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NeoSporen                                                  T. Sage                                        Maynardjameskeenan                                          Psylosymon                                          Psylosymon

   
Pileus (Cap):
0.7-1.2 (2.5) cm broad. Nearly hemispheric to convex, expanding to broadly convex with age. Margin translucent-striate when moist and often appendiculate at first, with minute fibrillose remnants of the partial veil. Reddish cinnamon brown to dark brown. Surface moist when wet, soon dry; smooth overall to slightly wrinkled towards the disc with age. Margin translucent-striate when moist to slightly wrinkled towards the disc. Cap is hygrophanous and lightens to a tan color when exposed to dry conditions.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate and close, and moderately broad. Colored cinnamon brown with whitish edges near the margin, darkening in age.

Stipe (Stem):
20-40 mm long by 1-1.4 mm thick. Equal to slightly curved at the base, fragile, easily breaking. Whitish at first, becoming grayish or brownish at the apex, and often adorned with whitish mycelium at the base that bruise bluish. Partial veil thinly cortinate, sometimes leaving trace remnants along the cap margin, soon disappearing. No annulus formed.

Microscopic features:
Spores rusty brown in deposit, 6.5–9.0 × 4.3–6.0 μm; Ls = 7.8 ± 0.72 μm, B = 4.9 ± 0.43 μm; Q = 1.4–1.8,
av. Q = 1,58 ± 0.1, n = 40; broadly elliptic in face-view, slightly flattened on one side in side-view, fairly thin-walled, pale brown in water, rust-orange in alkali, germpore small but distinct. Basidia 4-spored, 14–19 × 7.0–8.5 μm, clavate. Cheilocystidia 19–31 × 7–16 μm, lageniform, drawn out into a neck up to 15 μm long from swollen base, with obtuse or subcapitate apex 3.5–6 μm broad. Pleurocystidia absent. Pileipellis a hymeniform layer of sphaeropedunculate cells 12–26 μm broad. Stipitipellis of hyaline, parallel, filamentous hyphae covered with clusters of caulocystidia. Caulocystidia 24–52 × 12–19 μm, lageniform, drawn out into a short neck from swollen base, with obtuse or subcapitate apex 5–7 μm broad. Veil not observed. Clamp-connections not observed.

Season:
August through November

Habitat and Distribution:
This mushroom likes growing in areas that have been well manacured and taken care of, you notice them growing thier unusually white stem in grassy areas such as parks and lawns. Reported from Washington, Colorado, Vancouver, B.C., and temperate regions of central and northern Europe.

             
                                Lepkaun                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Singularly or few in numbers in the surrounding area or in clusters.
Bruising:
Bruising at the bulbous base, sometimes immediately after it has been plucked from the substrate.

Dosage:
40-50 small specimens, 1/3 of a fresh ounce and/or 1 dried gram.

Other Notes:
This can be a difficult species to identify for begginers as it can get confused with other LBM's quite easily.
Potently active, although petite in size. Beug and Bigwood (1982b) found 0.93silocybin but no psilocin. Christiansen et al. (1984) reported ranges of 0.33-0.55silocybin and 0.004-0.007silocin. Gartz (1992) found 0.78-1.01silocybin, no psilocin, and 0.12-0.20 baeocystin. This species is probably widely distributed across the temperate regions of the world but goes unnoticed because of its minute stature.
C. smithii is another mushroom in the Conocybe genus that bruises blue, contains psilocybin, and grows in the same areas as well as in bogs, ditches and swampy areas, commonly in sphagnum moss. They are also found along river banks and in lawns
scattered to numerous in mossin the late Spring, Summer, and perhaps early Fall

Looks a lot like Pholiotina smithii but differs microscopically in spore size and cystidia.

Links:
Conocybe cyanopus -MushroomObserver
   
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Pholiotina smithii ***

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Wiscokid


                   

Wiki


                       

Knarkkorven (all)

   
Pileus (Cap):
0.3 - 1(1.3) cm across Conic to convex but expands to nearly plane in age, with a distinct umbo, smooth, ochraceous tawny to cinnamon-brown, darker at edges, glistening when wet, hygrophanous, even to striate when moist. Lightens when it dries, turning a tan color.

Lamellae (Gills):
adnate to adnexed, crowded to subdistant, narrow to moderately broad, pale grayish yellow to brown with whitish edges, darkening to rusty cinnamon brown in age.

Stipe (Stem):
(1)2 to 5(7.5) cm long, .75 - 1(1.5) mm thick, mostly equal but often slightly swollen at the base. Fragile, whitish with fine fibrils but becoming smooth, lacks an annulus, slightly twisting striatulations, often slightly grayish at the base when young, becoming an azure shade of blue in age, quickly bruising blue when handled.

Microscopic features:
Cinnamon brown, (6.5)7.0 - 9.0 x 4.0 - 4.5(5) micrometers smooth and ellipsoid with thick walls and a small but distinct germ-pore. Subcapitate cheilocystidia.

Season:
August through November

Habitat and Distribution:
Grows in bogs, ditches and swampy areas, commonly in sphagnum moss. Also found along river banks and in lawns. It also likes growing in areas that have been well manacured and taken care of, you notice them growing thier unusually white stem in grassy areas such as parks and lawns. Reported from Washington, Colorado, Vancouver, B.C., and temperate regions of central and northern Europe.

             
                                Knarkkorven (all)                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Singularly or few in numbers in the surrounding area or in clusters.
Bruising:
Bruising at the bulbous base, sometimes immediately after it has been plucked from the substrate.

Dosage:
40-50 small specimens, 1/3 of a fresh ounce and/or 1 dried gram.

Other Notes:
This can be a difficult species to identify for begginers as it can get confused with other LBM's quite easily.
Potently active.
Looks a lot like Pholiotina cyanopus but differs microscopically in spore size and cystidia.

Links:
Pholiotina smithii (Conocybe smithii) -MushroomObserver
   
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Panaeolus olivaceus **

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Joust


                         
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Byrain                                                Byrain                                                  NeoSporen                                                Mikael                                                      Mikael


Pileus (Cap):
1- 3(4) cm across, Distinctly campanulate then subhemispheric to convex, becoming broadly conic, not fully expanding, incurved margin when young, dark smoky-grayish to dark cinnamon, drying to a straw-yellow or slightly olive-gray color, remaining more reddish-brown towards the center, hygrophanous, smooth, sometimes striated or finely corrugated, flesh thick and firm.

Lamellae (Gills):
Adnate to adnexed, close, thin, pallid, mottled, slightly olive-greenish, becoming dark purplish gray-black in age, edge whitish.

Stipe (Stem):
4- 6(7.5) cm by 3— 4(6) mm thick, equal to slightly tapering at the base, hollow, brittle, pruinose and slightly striate, no veil remnants. Grayish to ochraceous, tan or purple at the base.

Microscopic features:
Black, slightly roughened, 12 — 15(17) x 7 — 8.5(10) micrometers, elliptic, rugose or verrucose. Basidia 24 — 28 x 10 - 12 micrometers. Cheilocystidia (20)24— 30(38) x (5)7 — 10 micrometers, abundant, neck often flexuous and apices usually obtuse, thin walled and hyaline, pleurocystidia rare or absent, not projecting beyond plane of basidia.

Season:
Late summer through December.

Habitat and Distribution:
Well kept grass, in lawns, parks and around well manicured buildings. Some believe that there is a correlation between this species and dog stool, but there is no hard evidence to back that up. It has been collected in the U.S. states of Washington, Oregon, Georgia, Canada's Quebec and in the United Kingdom.

             
                                Steve                                          MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Grows scattered to gregariously

Bruising:
Slight discoloration on the base of some specimens, although the dark stipe makes it hard to see any bluing that may occur.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  1.2g
  • Lvl.2  2.1g
  • Lvl.3  3.8g
  • Lvl.4  5.8g
  • Lvl.5  8.0g


Other Notes:
It is easily mistaken for Panaeolus cinctulus and can be distinguished from that species by its more campanulate cap shape when young and slightly roughened spores.

Links:
Panaeolus olivaceus -MushroomObserver

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Panaeolopsis sp. **

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Lord Mayonnaise


                         
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Lord Mayonnaise                                                [url=Lord Mayonnaise                                                  Byrain                                                Byrain                                                      Ysyntu


Pileus (Cap):
1- 3(4) cm across, Distinctly campanulate and inrolled at the margin to the pint where the margin and stipe touch, not expanding, grayish to tannish. drying to a straw-yellow or slightly olive-gray color, hygrophanous, smooth, sometimes striated or finely corrugated, flesh thick and firm.

Lamellae (Gills):
Adnate to adnexed, close, thin, pallid, mottled, slightly olive-greenish, becoming dark purplish gray-black in age.

Stipe (Stem):
4- 6(7.5) cm by 3— 4(6) mm thick, equal to slightly tapering at the base, hollow, brittle, pruinose and slightly striate, no veil remnants. Grayish to ochraceous, tan or purple at the base.

Microscopic features:

Season:
Late summer through December.

Habitat and Distribution:
Widely distributed across North America and has also been reported in other areas such as Australia and Bolivia. Well kept grass, in lawns, parks and around well manicured buildings. Growing in the taller darker grass where moisture is higher.

             
                          Lord Mayonnaise                                  MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Grows scattered to gregariously.

Bruising:
Slight discoloration on the base of some specimens.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  1.2g
  • Lvl.2  2.1g
  • Lvl.3  3.8g
  • Lvl.4  5.8g
  • Lvl.5  8.0g


Other Notes:
This is a secotioid genus that is closely related to Panaeolus. The mushrooms have very similar odor and texture to Panaeolus and are widely distributed in lawns. Some collections have brown gills and resemble Panaeolus foenisecii; Others have black gills and slight bluing on the stem base and resemble Panaeolus cinctulus.

Links:
Panaeolopsis sp. -MushroomObserver

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Psilocybe azurescens **

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Earthstongue


                           
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Sporulator                                                NeoSporen                                                Shroom360                                                Shroom360                                                Shroom360

 
Pileus (Cap):
30-100mm in diameter, conic to convex, expanding to broadly convex and eventually flattening with age with a pronounced, persistent broad umbo; surface smooth, viscous when moist, covered by a separable gelatinous pellicle; chestnut to ochraceous brown to caramel in color often becoming pitted with dark blue or bluish black zones, hygrophanous, fading to light straw color in drying, strongly bruising blue when damaged; margin even, sometimes irregular and eroded at maturity, slightly incurved at first, soon decurved, flattening with maturity, translucent striate and often leaving a fibrillose annular zone in the upper regions of the stem.

Lamellae (Gills):
Ascending, sinuate to adnate, brown, often stained info-black where injured, close, with two tiers of lamellulae, mottled, edges withish.

Stipe (stem):
90-200mm long by 3-6mm thick, silky white, dingy brown from the base or in age, hollow at maturity. Composed of twisted, cartilaginous tissue. Base of stem thickening downwards, often curved, and characterized by coarse white aerial tufts of mycelium, often with azure tones. Mycelium surrounding stipe base densely rhizomorphic, silky white, tenaciously holding the wood-chips together, strongly bruising bluish upon disturbance.

Microscopic Features:
Pileus 30-100mm in diameter, conic to convex, expanding to broadly convex and eventually flattening with age with a pronounced, persistent broad umbo; surface smooth, viscous when moist, covered by a separable gelatinous pellicle; chestnut to ochraceous brown to caramel in color often becoming pitted with dark blue or bluish black zones, hygrophanous, fading to light straw color in drying, strongly bruising blue when damaged; margin even, sometimes irregular and eroded at maturity, slightly incurved at first, soon decurved, flattening with maturity, translucent striate and often leaving a fibrillose annular zone in the upper regions of the stem. Lamellae ascending, sinuate to adnate, brown, often stained info-black where injured, close, with two tiers of lamellulae, mottled, edges withish. Spore-print dark purplish brown to purplish black in mass. Stipe 90-200mm long by 3-6mm thick, silky white, dingy brown from the base or in age, hollow at maturity. Composed of twisted, cartilaginous tissue. Base of stem thickening downwards, often curved, and characterized by coarse white aerial tufts of mycelium, often with azure tones. Mycelium surrounding stipe base densely rhizomorphic, silky white, tenaciously holding the wood-chips together, strongly bruising bluish upon disturbance. Odor none to slightly farinaceous. Taste extremely bitter.

Season:
Late September through December, usually starting when the temperatures drop to the 40F range after a rain.

Habitat and Distribution:
You will find these only in a small area along the coast of  Washington and Oregon, the mouth of the colombia is the best. They grow on alder and in grasses where there is a high lignin content. Dune grasses are another area which are very good for P. azurescens.

             
                        NeoSporen                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Cespitose to gregarious in tight clusters, also singularly and spaced in the natural habitat of the coastal dune grasses.

Bruising:
Bruising bluish black upon handling, this species is so potent it stains very heavily.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.4g
  • Lvl.2  0.6g
  • Lvl.3  1.1g
  • Lvl.4  1.7g
  • Lvl.5  2.4g


Other Notes:
"You need to look for azures on the coast if you have a chance. Same with cyans, but when you get into a good area, it's mind blowing" (NeoSporen).
It is among the most potent of the tryptamine-bearing mushrooms, containing up to 1.8% psilocybin, 0.5% psilocin, and 0.4% baeocystin by dry weight, averaging to about 1.1% psilocybin and 0.15% psilocin.

Links:
Psilocybe azurescens -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe azurescens -Gallery (NeoSporen)
Psilocybe azurescens -Earthstongue
   
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Psilocybe baeocystis **

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T. Sage


                             
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NeoSporen                                                T. Sage                                                T. Sage                                                T. Sage                                                Cyan-shaman


Pileus (Cap):
1.5-5.5 cm broad. Conic to obtusely conic to convex, expanding to plane only in extreme age. Margin incurved at first, and distinctly undulated when convex; translucent striate and often tinted greenish. Dark olive brown to buff brown (occasionally steel blue), becoming copper brown in the center when drying, hygrophanous, fading to pallid white and easily bruising bluish. Surface viscid when moist from a gelatinous pellicle, usually separable.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to sinuate, close. Colour grayish to dark cinnamon brown with the edges remaining pallid.

Stipe (Stem):
50-70 mm long by 2-3 mm thick. Equal to subequal. Pallid to brownish surface sometimes covered with fine whitish fibrils, while often more yellowish towards the apex. Brittle, stuffed with loose fibers. Distinct rhizomorphs present about stem base. Partial veil thinly cortinate, rapidly becoming inconspicuous.

Microscopic features:
Spores purplish brown in deposit, mango shaped, 10-12 by 6-7 um. Basidia 4-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia 20-40 by 4.5-9 um, fusoid with a narrow neck.

Season:
August through december, very rarely in the spring.

Habitat and Distribution:
Psilocybe baeocystis is a hemiboreal mushroom, common throughout the Pacific Northwest. It was found in Maine in November 2007 and is reported to have been found in Connecticut also.
Look in either well manured soil/mulch mix or grass that is old, but well kept. This species is much like P. stunzii in its habitat but likes to grow on the edge of the grass where the wood chips and grass meet. Peat moss is also a good place to look as well as under plants like rhododendrons and rose bushes in mulched garden beds.

             
                    Masscommons                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Solitary to gregarious to cespitose.

Bruising:
Bluing very heavily when disturbed, sometimes even from rain drops. Notice the heavy bluing all over in the cover photo for this species.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.8g
  • Lvl.2  1.3g
  • Lvl.3  2.4g
  • Lvl.4  3.6g
  • Lvl.5  5.0g


Other Notes:
Sometimes bluing all over turing the fruitbody completely a metallic blue color.
Concentration ranges for psychoactive compounds from these studies were reported to be 0.15–0.85% psilocybin, up to 0.59% psilocin, and up to 0.10% baeocystin.
1945 P. baeocystis is first collected in Eugene, Oregon

Similar Species:
                                  Psilocybe quebecensis:
Psilocybe quebecensis is a moderately active hallucinogenic mushroom in the section Aztecorum, having psilocybin and psilocin as main active compounds. Native to Quebec, it is the most northern known psilocybin mushroom.  Macroscopically this mushroom somewhat resembles Psilocybe baeocystis.

Cap is 1 — 3(3.5) cm in diameter. Nearly hemispheric to convex at first, becoming subcampanulate to more or less plane when mature, viscid and even to translucent-striate when moist, hygrophanous, brownish to straw colored, yellowish to milk white when dry. Surface smooth, may become finely wrinkled with age, flesh whitish. Readily stains blue-green where injured.
Gills are Adnate, thin, moderately broad to swollen in the middle. Grayish yellow with green tones becoming dark brown at maturity, with the edges remaining whitish.
Spore Print: Dark purplish brown.
Stipe is 2 — 3.5(4.5) cm long by 1 — 2(2.5) mm thick. Equal, slightly subbulbous, smooth to striate, brittle, tough, and fibrous, base is furnished with long conspicuous rhizomorphs. Yellowish or brownish towards the base, whitish when dry, partial veil cortinate, and soon disappearing, no annulus present, readily bruises blue.
Spores ellipsoid to subovoid in side and face view some spores mango shaped, 8.8 — 11(16) x 6.6 — 7.7(8.8) µm . Basidia 15 — 20(28) µm 4-spored. Pleurocystidia present, 12 — 25(35) x (3)5 — 10(15) µm, relatively polymorphic, often fusiform-ventricose or ampullaceous. Cheilocystidia (18)22 — 36 x 5.5— 8.8(10) µm, fusoid-ampullaceous with an extended neck, 2 — 3.3 µm thick, abundant, forming a sterile band, sometimes with a hyaline viscous drop at the apex.
Solitary to gregarious, rarely cespitose, on rotting wood, particularly in the outwashes of streams in the decayed-wood substratum of alder, birch, fir and spruce in the late summer and fall. Reported from Quebec, Canada specifically in the Jacques-Cartier River Valley, fruiting at a temperature of 6°C to 15°C from summer to late October. Recently found in the United States (Michigan).

Links:
Psilocybe baeocystis -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe baeocystis -Gallery (NeoSporen) (0502-0493 & 0436-430)
   


Edited by Joust (11/24/12 01:02 AM)


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v9.0) [Re: Joust]
    #17103450 - 10/26/12 06:55 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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Psilocybe cyanescens *

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Lanlord


                   
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Joust                                                Nightflyer                                                T. Sage                                                T. Sage                                                T. Sage


Pileus (Cap): 
2-4.5 cm broad, convex, becoming nearly plane with a low umbo; margin striate, often wavy, sometimes upturned in age; surface smooth, sticky when moist, hygrophanous, brown, hygrophanous fading to yellow-brown or buff; flesh thin, brittle in age, bruising blue.

Lamellae (Gills):
Adnate to seceding, close when young, subdistant in age, pale cinnamon brown, becoming dark grey-brown, edges lighter than the faces, mottled from spores at maturity.

Stipe (stem):
3-6 cm tall, 3-6 mm thick, equal to sometimes enlarged at the base, the latter with conspicuous thickened mycelium (rhizomorphs); surface white, smooth to silky, bruising blue; veil fibrillose, forming a superior, evanescent hairy, annular zone.

Microscopic Features:
Purple-brown to purple-gray or purple-black; Spores 9-12 x 6-8 µm, elliptical, smooth, with an apical pore.

Season:
Because fruiting depends on a drop in temperature, the season changes from year to year. But are always between september and February. Mostly found after rains in October and November in washington and January through February in california.

Habitat and Distribution:
In the United States, P. cyanescens occurs mainly in the Pacific Northwest, south to the San Francisco Bay Area. It can also be found in areas such as Western Europe, Central Europe, parts of Australia and parts of west Asia (Iran). The range in which P. cyanescens occurs is rapidly expanding, especially in areas where it is not native as the use of mulch to control weeds has been popularized. This rapid expansion of range may be due in part to the simple expedient of P. cyanescens mycelium having colonized the distribution network of woodchip suppliers and thus being distributed on a large scale with commercial mulch.
Although it has been speculated that P cyanescens' native habitat is the coniferous woodlands of the north-western United States or coastal dunes in the PNW, the type specimen was described from mulch beds in Kew Gardens, and there is no widely accepted explanation of P. cyanescens original habitat. Paul Stamets has suggested that P. cyanescens may originally have been a niche saprophyte of pinecones whose range was allowed to drastically expand with the introduction of ornamental mulch.
Fruiting is dependent on a drop in temperature. In the San Francisco Bay Area, this means that fruiting typically occurs between December and February, and fruiting in other areas generally occurs in fall, when temperatures are between 50-65°F.
P. cyanescens often fruits gregariously or in cespitose clusters, sometimes in great numbers. 100,000 P. cyanescens fruits were once found growing on a racetrack in the south of England. Solitary fruits are sometimes also found. Look in mulch beds and wood chips around parks and well manicured areas. They have rarely been found growing in alder forests and under blackberry bushes and salal in the wild.
 
               
              Shelli Liebman Dorfman                              MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
P. cyanescens often fruits gregariously or in cespitose clusters, sometimes in great numbers, not usually found singularly. Sometimes one patch can have multiple flushes in a year.

Bruising:
Bruising moderately, sometimes the aged stipe is darkened and hard to see bruising, but the cap margin will always bruise blue. It will be very noticeable.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.4g
  • Lvl.2  0.8g
  • Lvl.3  1.3g
  • Lvl.4  2.1g
  • Lvl.5  2.8g


Other Notes:
"The most common Psilocybe species in the pacific northwest in my opinion" (joust).
North American fruiting bodies of P. cyanescens have been shown to contain between 0.66% and 1.96% total indole content by dry weight. European fruiting bodies have been shown to have between 0.39% and 0.75% total indole content by dry weight.
"As far as where we score, it is usually random and innocent. Be out hunting lawns and wander away to take a leak, and boom, natural cyans poking out from under the salal. Remember, cyans have been around longer than man made mulch beds. They can exist off the root mass of certain plants alone, with no mulch" -EarthquakeOpossum

Lookalikes:
Galerina marginata,Pholiotina rugosa, Pholiota sp., Tubaria furfuracea, Gymnopilus sapineus, Macrocystidia cucumis, Leratiomyces percevalii, Agrocybe putaminum. Hypholoma sp., Hebeloma sp.

Links:
Psilocybe Cyanescens -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe Cyanescens -Mykoweb
   
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Psilocybe cyanofibrillosa ***

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Neosporen

   
                   
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Ganymede                                          Neosporen                                      Neosporen                                              Neosporen                                          Neosporen


Pileus (Cap):
1.4-3.5 cm broad. Conic to convex to broadly convex, eventually plane in age, typically not umbonate. Colour deep chestnut brown, hygrophanous, fading in drying to pale tan to yellowish brown, even dingy grayish white in drying. Surface viscid when moist from a separable gelatinous pellicle.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to adnexed, to slightly subdecurrent in age, light grayish when young, becoming purplish brown with maturity with whitish edges.

Stipe (Stem:)
30-70 mm long by 2-4 mm thick, straight to flexuous, equal to enlarged near the base, longitudinally striate, and adorned with fine fibrils that become bluish when handled. Yellow brown to light tan underneath. Partial veil white, cortinate, copious, leaving fibrillose veil remnants, sometimes a fragile annular zone on the upper regions. Flesh brownish, bruising bluish.

Microscopic features:
Spores purplish brown in deposit, subellipsoid, 9-12 by 5.5-7 microns. Basidia 4-, rarely 2-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia fusiform to lanceolate, 22-33 by 5.5-7 microns, with an elongated, forking neck, 1-1.5 microns thick at apex.

Season:
September to December.

Habitat and Distribution:
Fruiting in the Pacific Northwest.
Just like P. baeocystis they grow mostly grass, but sometimes in mixed mulch, in soils enriched with deciduous wood debris, in Alder and Willow wood chips and bark mulch, Fir sawdust, in coastal regions, in rhododendron gardens and nurseries, and in flood plains in river estuaries.
 
       
                Michael Kuhne                              MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Scattered to gregarious.

Bruising:
Bruising when handled, mostly in the pileus margin but also on the stem and base.

Dosage:
1 large specimen, 2 to 5 small specimens. High in psilocin and low in psilocybin. Loses over 70% or more of their potency in drying.

Other Notes:
"I have found stuntzii, baeos, and fibs within a 25' radius. They like old, well kept grass that has weeds" (NeoSporen).
Both psilocybin and psilocin (0.05 mg per gram dry weight and 1.4 mg per gram psilocin) were detected by Beug and Bigwood

Links:
Psilocybe cyanofibrillosa -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe cyanofibrillosa -Thread (NeoSporen)
   
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Psilocybe "cyanofriscosa" *

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Alan Rockefeller


                   
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Alan Rockefeller                                          Waynegrompsky                            Alan Rockefeller                                          Alan Rockefeller                                Waynegrompsky


Pileus (Cap): 
2-4.5 cm broad, convex or bell shaped; margin striate; surface smooth, sticky when moist, hygrophanous, brown, hygrophanous fading to yellow-brown or buff; flesh thin, brittle in age, bruising blue.

Lamellae (Gills):
Adnate to seceding, close when young, subdistant in age, pale cinnamon brown, becoming dark grey-brown, edges lighter than the faces, mottled from spores at maturity.

Stipe (stem):
3-6 cm tall, 3-6 mm thick, equal to sometimes enlarged at the base, the latter with conspicuous thickened mycelium (rhizomorphs); surface white, smooth to silky, bruising blue; veil fibrillose, forming a superior, evanescent hairy, annular zone.

Microscopic Features:
Purple-brown to purple-gray or purple-black; Spores 9-13 x 6-9 µm, elliptical, smooth, with an apical pore.

Season:
Much Like P. cyanescens they prefer the cold tempuratures of fall and usually are found late september into december, and October through January in California.

Habitat and Distribution:
Much like P. cyanescens they like the mulch and wood chipped areas. "Being a bit south helps (Tacoma and south Washington)" (NeoSporen). They are largely seen in the San Francisco Bay area of California where they get their name from.
   
             
                          Daniel Barringer                               MO Occurrence Map
 
Growth Habit:
Growing gregariously or in cespitose clusters.

Bruising:
Bruising when handled. Especially in the cap margin.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.4g
  • Lvl.2  0.8g
  • Lvl.3  1.3g
  • Lvl.4  2.1g
  • Lvl.5  2.8g


Other Notes:
In the book Mycelium Running by Paul Statements it says "microscopically, they seem identical to P. cyanescens, leading me to believe that these are probably P. cyanescens, and that this species is simply highly variable in macromorphology".
This species has been very well documented by amateur mycologists, however it has not been officially described and thus has no scientifically accepted species name at this time.
The nic name “Cyanofriscosa” was coined by a member of the website www.Shroomery.org a couple years ago when other Bay Area hunters began finding them. Other common names have been used to describe this mushroom, such as the “Cyclone Psilocybe”, coined by Paul Stamets due to an instance in which the mycelial pattern of an agar culture looked like a spiral.

Links:
Psilocybe cyanofriscosa -MushroomObserver
 
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Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata ***

   
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ShroomyDan


               
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Quercus                                            Ham                                              ShroomyDan                                              Sporulator                                        ShroomyDan


Pileus (Cap):
4.5 cm across, convex to subumbonate, chestnut or orangish brown to yellowish brown to pearly cream color, hygrophanous, glabrous, sub-viscid, translucent-striate near the margin, from slightly to highly undulated in maturity, with irregular yellowish, brownish, or bluish tones, sometimes white when dry. Flesh thick, pliant. Bruises blue and more notably, green, where injured.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate attachment and range from whitish to rusty brown, lavender, or dark purple brown.

Stipe (Stem):
1.5 – 9 cm by 1 – 7 mm, equal, somewhat subbulbous, hollow, base sometimes hypogeous, smooth at the top and often having small scales near the bottom, colored whitish with irregular yellowish, brownish, or bluish tones. The partial veil is variable, ranging from a thin cortina that leaves a barely perceptible annular zone, to a substantial membrane that leaves a fairly persistent annulus.

Microscopic features:
Spores, Dark purple brown, rhomboid to subrhomboid in face view, subellipsoid in side view, thick-walled, 8 x 6 µm. Two types of cheilocystidia and pleurocystidia are present.

Season:
They are most common from April to mid June but they occasionally fruit as late as November

Habitat and Distribution:
In the Pacific Northwest, Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata grows in wood chipped areas and mulch.
In its natural habitat, Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata is common in the Ohio river valley. Often found in the woody debris of overflow areas, along rivers and streams.

             
                            Masscommons                              MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit.
Fruiting in clusters or groups.

Bruising:
Bruising heavily, sometimes they appear to be fully blue from early disturbance much like P. Baeocystis.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.7g
  • Lvl.2  1.2g
  • Lvl.3  2.2g
  • Lvl.4  3.5g
  • Lvl.5  4.2g


Other Notes:
Although it is sometimes confused with Psilocybe caerulipes, it can be distinguished by its rhomboid spores, larger stature, earlier fruiting season and membranous annulus.

Links:
Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata -MushroomObserver

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Psilocybe stuntzii *

 
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Gsharpnolack


                   
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Sovereign                                                Noah Siegel                                                Neosporen                                                Neosporen                                                Neosporen


Pileus (Cap):
(5-) 10-20 (-35) µm in diam., conic to convex, then campanulate or subumbonate, frequently subpapillate, becoming shallowly depressed at the disc or plane in the old specimens, glabrous, but with traces of silky white veil at the margin in young stages, even to slightly translucent striate at the margin when moist, viscid to lubricous, with cuticle removable, hygrophanous, dark reddish brown or orangish brown to olivaceous brown or fulvous brown, fading out to ochraceous or pale ochre tone, staining slightly greenish-blue when injured or with the age.

Lamellae (Gills):
adnate or sinuate or adnexed, yellowish brown at first, soon violet brown or chocolate brown to blackish violet, uniform or somewhat mottled, with whitish edges.

Stipe (stem):
(20-) 35-65 (-75) x (1.5-) 2-4 (-6) mm, equal or slightly enlarged at the base, cylindric or subcylindric, twisted striate at times, flexuous, glabrous to slightly fibrillose, dry, stuffed with white mycelium to hollow, white or whitish silky to ochraceous or brownish fibrillose; easily staining blue-green when injured or touched, mainly on the base, which finally becomes blackish.
Containing a veil that is a white, thin membrane forming an annulus, fragile and persistent, rarely absent (Plate 7), thin, white, smooth below but slightly striate above, with subgelatinous margin; easily bluing along the margin.

Microscopic Features:
Spores deep violaceous to dark violaceous purple.(8.2-) 9.3-10.4 (-13.5) X 6-7.1 (-7.7) x 5.5-6.6 µm, subrhomboid in face view, Subellipsoid in side view, with a hilar appendage visible and a truncate apex with a broad germ pore, thick walled, dingy yellow brown. basidia: 16.5-33 x 5.5-8.8 µm, 4-spored, hyaline, sterigmata 3-4.4 µm long, subcylindric, with the median region slightly constricted. pleurocystidia: absent. cheilocystidia: 22-30 x 4.4-6.6 µm, abundant, forming a sterile band, hyaline, lageniform, fusiform-lanceolate or fusoid-ampullaceous, with an elongate and flexuous neck, 1-2.2 µm in diameter, sometimes irregularly branched. Subhymenium seemingly not cellular, with yellowish brown, hyphae with pigment irregularly incrusted and distributed on the hyphae walls. Trama regular with hyaline elongate cylindric or subglobose hyphae cells. Epicutis consisting of a thick pellicle with filamentous hyphae, moderately to strongly gelatinized, hyaline or yellowish, 1.6-5 µm in diameter. Hypodermium of compact subglobose hyphae, 5-10 µm diam., hyaline or more or less colores brownish to brownish red. The hyphae of the annulus hyaline, parallel to the surface, some gelatinized, 2-9 µm diam. Yellow brown lactiferous hyphae 2-5 µm diam. present in the hypodermium. Clamp connections present on all the hyphae.

Season:
August to December and is sometimes found rarely in the spring.

Habitat and Distribution:
Growing in the Pacific Northwest
Look in older lawns that are well kept. Parks, churches, court houses, government buildings, libraries, schools (around the edges, don't waste your time in the fields). Aslo in conifer mulch and bark chips.
 
             
                                HD                                                MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
P. stuntzii is found growing scattered to gregarious to cespitose, and very rarely singularly.

Bruising:
Bruising may not be heavy in this species. It does however have a blue ring around the stipe, and a blue margin and base when handled.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  2.7g
  • Lvl.2  4.6g
  • Lvl.3  8.1g
  • Lvl.4  12.1g
  • Lvl.5  16.8g


Other Notes:
The mushroom is named in honor of mycologist Daniel Stuntz of the University of Washington. It was originally identified growing on the University of Washington campus.

Links:
Psilocybe stuntzii -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe stuntzii -Thread (NeoSporen) (video and pictures at the bottom)
Psilocybe stuntzii -Gallery (NeoSporen) (0427-0422 & 0201-0197)


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Gymnopilus aeruginosus **

 
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Bloodworm


                 
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Pileus (Cap):
2-8 cm broad, convex at first with salmon colored and/or livid red patches. Typically with a blue/green hue on the margin or entire pileus surface when young over a yellow background.  Fibrillose scaly when mature with darker brown to black patches with distinct blue/green hues.  Drying straight to slightly umbonate with a slightly upturned margin.  The odor is mild and taste somewhat bitter.

Lamellae (Gills):
Adnexed to adnate or slightly decurrent when young. Yellowish to rusty depending on maturity. Broad to medium broad, crowded with maturity, close when young. Edges even when young to slightly rough with age.

Stipe (Stem):
3-12 cm long, 10-15 mm thick, concolorous and at time striate. Either fibrillose or glabrous. Dry, often with an arachnoid veil which is yellowish to rusty. Sometimes disappearing leaving an apical evanescent zone. Covered in spores at maturity, sometimes staining slight brownish to reddish. Sometimes bruising bluish/green at the base and/or on pins.

Microscopic Features:
Spores are  6-8.5 x 4-4.5, "rusty colored," ellipsoid in face view, inequilateral in profile view, no germ pore, ferruginous in KOH, dextrinoid. Basidia 4-spored 24-29 x 5-7. Pleurocystidia, ventricose, rare, 23-35x5-7. Basidioles, rare, clavate, brown 22-27x5-6. Cheilocystidia, flask-shaped to ventricose, capitate or subcapitate, 20-38 x 5-7. Gill trama, subparallel hyphae. Pileus trama = interwoven. pileocystidia is non existant. Caulocystidia, cylindric-clavate, scattered or in tufts.

Season:
Spring, fall, and winter.

Habitat and Distribution:
On both conifer and hardwood mulch, logs, and stumps in the Pacific Northwest and on the East Coast of North America.
 
             
                            INLS UCSD                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Gregariously to cespitosely, in clusters.

Bruising:
May bruise blue or green on the cap or at the base. The green and blue bruising will apear as spots on the cap and may not bruise upon handling.

Dosage:
N/A

Other Notes:
"Typically with a blue/green hue on the margin or entire pileus surface when young over a yellow background" (Bloodworm).
"Sometimes bruising bluish/green at the base and/or on pins" (Bloodworm).

Other Species:
                                  G. punctifolius
                                  G. palmicola
                                  G. luteoviridis
                                  G. valipides
                                  G. liquiritiae
                                  G. viridans

Links:
Gymnopilus aeruginosus -MushroomObserver
Gymnopilus aeruginosus -Thread (Bloodworm)
   
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Gymnopilus braendlei ***

 
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Gravija


             

Wiki


                       

Gravija (all)

   
Pileus (Cap):
4cm. Hemispheric, Becoming convex. Margin in-rolled, Becoming sub-irregular.
Vinaceous at first. Breaking up into vinaceous tufted fibrils. Fibrillose on margin. Cutis beginning pink, Becoming yellow but remaining pink at disc. Context whitish/ Pink, Staining pink in immature specimens.
Staining green in spots.

Lamellae (Gills):
Sinuate, Shortly decurrent tooth. Light yellow in young specimens, Becoming rust spotted in age. Tawny, Ocherous orange by maturity. Fimbriate.
Cortinate partial veil white in immature specimens.

Stipe (Stem):
4cm X 7mm. Tapering to yellow, Sub-bulbous base. Beginning pink, Becoming yellow from base up but remaining pink at apex. Covered with brown, Appressed fibrils. Fibrils white above apex. Fugacious veil quickly disappearing. Stuffed-hollow. Context whitish, staining pink in immature specimens. Apex darkens dramatically when damaged.

Microscopic features:
Distinctively ocherous orange. Spores 6 x 8.5 x 4.5 — 5 µm ellipsoid to ovoid in face view, dextrinoid, verruculose, no germ pore. Pleurocystidia 22— 33 x 6— 7 µm, cheilocystidia 20 — 34 x 3 — 7 µm, caulocystidia none, clamp connections present.

Season:
June through November.

Habitat and Distribution:
G. braendlei grows on dead hardwoods and probably conifers, It is widespread in the eastern U.S. Also present in the Western United States.

             
              David Fox and Christina Fox                    MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Solitary to gregariously or in small clusters

Bruising:
Green or blue bruising at the base and on the pileus, green spots on the pileus likely.

Dosage:
N/A

Other Notes:

Other Species:
                                  G. punctifolius
                                  G. palmicola
                                  G. luteoviridis
                                  G. valipides
                                  G. liquiritiae
                                  G. viridans

Links:
Gymnopilus braendlei -MushroomObserver
   
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Gymnopilus junonius *

 
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Phonehenge


                   
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Kari                                                        Joust                                                      Joust                                                  Rondango                                                Enchplant


Pileus (Cap):
5-40 cm broad. Convex to broadly convex, expanding to nearly plane wiyth age. Bright yellowish orange, becoming rusty orange to tawny gold to orangish brown or reddish brown at maturity. Surface dry, covered with fibrils or small fibrillose scales. Margin incurved at first, and when young can be decorated with remnants of the veil, straightening or becoming wavy in age. Flesh yellowish. Sometimes bruising blue/green in young specimens.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to sinuate to subdecurrent. Pale yellow to rusty orange, becoming rusty brown with spore maturity. Close to crowded.

Stipe (Stem):
30-250 mm long by 1-10 mm thick. Firm, solid, unequal, swelling in the middle or often narrowing towards the base. Surface covered with fine fibrils below the ring. Partial veil densely cortinate to membranous, usually leaving a well-formed, membranous annulus in the superior regions of the stem, soon dusted rusty orange from spores.

Microscopic features:
Spores rusty orange in deposit, ovoid to ellipsoid, roughened, 7-10.5 by 4.6-6 microns. Basidia 2- and 4-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia fusoid-ventricose with subcapitate apices, 18-24 by 4-7 microns.

Season:
Late july through november, although there have been reports that it can fruit in all times of the year given the right conditions.

Habitat and Distribution:
Look in in the woods on both dead conifers and hardwoods, Usually found in older growth patches of woods of the Pacific Northwest and also on the East Coast of North America.

             
                                Blurk                                          MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Always growing saprotrophically, in clusters and groups.

Bruising:
Bruising will not be obvious in this species as it is not as potent as other active Gymnopilus species. There may be green or blue bruising on the cap as well as the stem and base, but not always.

Dosage:
N/A

Other Notes:
Even though many mushroom enthusiasts state that this mushroom is inactive on the west coast of the USA, "I found a patch that were highly hallucinogenic in the west coast (Joust).
Studies need to be done to determine that there aren't actually two groups of junonius; ones that are active and ones that are not. Some speculate that there is two separate species, G. junonius and G. spectabilis.

Other Species:
                                  G. punctifolius
                                  G. palmicola
                                  G. luteoviridis
                                  G. valipides
                                  G. liquiritiae
                                  G. viridans


Links:
Gymnopilus junonius -MushroomObserver
 
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Gymnopilus luteofolius **

 
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Darv


                   
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Mushane                                                    Sava                                                  Darv                                                              Darv                                                Darv


Pileus (Cap):
2-15 cm broad, convex or obtuse becoming nearly plane sometimes uplifted; surface dry, and first cover with dense, dark red or purple red scales these fade to yellowish red then yellow, scales diminish with age. Surface of cap sometimes staining blue, especially younger mushrooms. Caps of mushrooms growing in clusters often orange from spores. Flesh redish yellow when cut and fadding to to yellow.

Lamellae (Gills):
notched to adnate or slightly decurrent, close, 3 or 4 tiers of lamellulae, at first 
yellow, pinkish where bruised becoming bright rusty orange as spores mature.

Stipe (stem):
3-10cm long, .4-2.5cm (4cm)thick, fleshy equal or enlarged below, sometimes tapered at base when clustered, center with fibrous pith, sometimes becoming hollow with age. Colored the same as the cap usually darker. Stems sometimes staining blue.superior cortinate sometimes vanishing, colored reddish orange by spore deposit.

Microscopic Features:
Bright rusty orange sometimes collecting on cap, veil remnants and wood chips below cap. Spores 6-9 x 4.5-5.5 µ; warty; elliptical; dextrinoid. Pleurocystidia infrequent and inconspicuous. Cheilocystidia usually abundant; fusoid-ventricose, rostrate, capitate, or lecythiform. Caulocystidia absent.

Season:
Much like other Gymnopilus species it is found Late july through november, but really depends on the conditions.

Habitat and Distribution:
Growing in the east and west of North America, widely distributed.
Much like G. junonius these are found on decaying wood, both hardwoods and conifers, I have found them mostly on conifers, but I live in a heavy conifer zone. They can grow on newly fallen trees sometimes as old as a year, but prefer older logs, fallen trees, and wood chips.

             
                            Pat Robinson                                MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Singularly or in clusters, sometimes fruiting in great numbers in wood chips.

Bruising:
The cap will bruise blue or green upon handling or already have blue or green spots. The base will bruise blue or green as well as the stipe.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  1.5g
  • Lvl.2  2.8g
  • Lvl.3  4.4g
  • Lvl.4  7.2g
  • Lvl.5  10.0g


Other Notes:
"They are always active in my experience and will have blue and green stained spots if you look close enough, sometimes they are quite obvious" (Joust).

Other Species:
                                  G. punctifolius
                                  G. palmicola
                                  G. luteoviridis
                                  G. valipides
                                  G. liquiritiae
                                  G. viridans


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Pluteus cyanopus ***

 
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Pileus (cap):
3-7 cm broad, convex to broadly convex, expanding with age to broadly convex to plane. Gray to gray greenish, to blueish gray, darker towards the disc. Surface smooth to finely scaly near the center.

Lamellae (Gills):
Free, not attached. Pallid to cream, soon pinkish to salmon coloured at spore maturity. Stem: 40-100 mm long by 2-6 mm thick. White to grayish green, often with bluish tones. Flesh often bruising bluish where injured, especially near the base. Base of stem bruising bluish.

Stipe (stem):
3 — 5(10) long, 0.2 — 0.6 cm thick, more or less equal or slightly swollen at the base, flesh white with grayish-green to bluish-green tones, especially near the base. Ring absent. Firm, full or stuffed.

Microscopic features:
Spores pinkish in deposit, smooth, ellipsoid to egg shaped, 7-8.5 by 5-6 u. Pleurocystidia fusiform to lageniform, with or without hooked ends, 58-90 by 10-22 u and with an apex 5-10 u thick. Cheilocystidia pear shaped to clavate to cylindrical or slightly lageniform, 30-85 by 8-20 u.

Season:
August through november.

Habitat and Distribution:
Growing in the woods mostly on hardwoods in the forests of the pacific northwest however, reports have been found of this species growing on conifers in an old growth area.
   
             
                    University of Kentucky                    MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Mostly singularly, but sometimes in small groups or two or three in a cluster.

Bruising:
The base will show obvious blue bruising, the cap may also have blue spots where handled.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  2.2g
  • Lvl.2  3.8g
  • Lvl.3  6.7g
  • Lvl.4  10.3g
  • Lvl.5  14.0g


Other Notes:
P. salicinus for any other Pluteus sp. because they will be blue on the base or will blue almost immediately after picked.
Weakly to moderately active. Stijve and Kuyper (1985) reported 0.05-0.25 psilocybin, no psilocin, and from zero to 0.008 baeocystin. Christiansen et al. (1984) found 0.35 psilocybin and 0.011psilocin. See also Saupe (1981) and Stijve and Bonnard (1986). The Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa by G.C.A. Van der Westhuizen and Albert Eicker (1994) lists Pluteus salicinus as edible although their description lacks any mention of a bluing reaction. This species may have races that vary in their chemical content from region to region.

Heres the differences between P. salicinus and P. cyanopus
P. cyanopus- Cap wrinkled in the center; cap margin lined; gills well spaced, their edges not discoloring; odor and taste mild; spores 6-7 x 5-6 µ; cystidia without spines.
Pluteus cyanopus

P. salicinus- Cap center not wrinkled; cap margin not lined; gills crowded, their edges discoloring grayish; odor and taste unpleasant; spores 7-9 x 5-6 µ; cystidia with spines.

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Pluteus cyanopus -MushroomObserver
 
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Pluteus salicinus ***

 
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Pileus (cap):
3-7 cm broad, convex to broadly convex, expanding with age to broadly convex to plane. Gray to gray greenish, to blueish gray, darker towards the disc. Surface smooth to finely scaly near the center.

Lamellae (Gills):
Free, not attached. Pallid to cream, soon pinkish to salmon coloured at spore maturity. Stem: 40-100 mm long by 2-6 mm thick. White to grayish green, often with bluish tones. Flesh often bruising bluish where injured, especially near the base. Base of stem bruising bluish.

Stipe (stem):
3 — 5(10) long, 0.2 — 0.6 cm thick, more or less equal or slightly swollen at the base, flesh white with grayish-green to bluish-green tones, especially near the base. Ring absent. Firm, full or stuffed.

Microscopic features:
Spores pinkish in deposit, smooth, ellipsoid to egg shaped, 7-8.5 by 5-6 u. Pleurocystidia fusiform to lageniform, with or without hooked ends, 58-90 by 10-22 u and with an apex 5-10 u thick. Cheilocystidia pear shaped to clavate to cylindrical or slightly lageniform, 30-85 by 8-20 u.

Season:
August through november.

Habitat and Distribution:
Growing in the woods mostly on hardwoods in the forests of the pacific northwest however, reports have been found of this species growing on conifers in an old growth area.
   
             
                    University of Kentucky                    MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Mostly singularly, but sometimes in small groups or two or three in a cluster.

Bruising:
The base will show obvious blue bruising, the cap may also have blue spots where handled.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  2.2g
  • Lvl.2  3.8g
  • Lvl.3  6.7g
  • Lvl.4  10.3g
  • Lvl.5  14.0g


Other Notes:
P. salicinus for any other Pluteus sp. because they will be blue on the base or will blue almost immediately after picked.
Weakly to moderately active. Stijve and Kuyper (1985) reported 0.05-0.25 psilocybin, no psilocin, and from zero to 0.008 baeocystin. Christiansen et al. (1984) found 0.35 psilocybin and 0.011psilocin. See also Saupe (1981) and Stijve and Bonnard (1986). The Field Guide to Mushrooms of Southern Africa by G.C.A. Van der Westhuizen and Albert Eicker (1994) lists Pluteus salicinus as edible although their description lacks any mention of a bluing reaction. This species may have races that vary in their chemical content from region to region.

Heres the differences between P. salicinus and P. cyanopus
P. cyanopus- Cap wrinkled in the center; cap margin lined; gills well spaced, their edges not discoloring; odor and taste mild; spores 6-7 x 5-6 µ; cystidia without spines.
Pluteus cyanopus

P. salicinus- Cap center not wrinkled; cap margin not lined; gills crowded, their edges discoloring grayish; odor and taste unpleasant; spores 7-9 x 5-6 µ; cystidia with spines.
 
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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Joust]
    #17103452 - 10/26/12 06:56 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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Psilocybe pelliculosa **

   
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Pileus (Cap):
0.5-3 cm broad. Obtusely conic, becoming conic-campanulate with age. Margin translucent-striate and generally not incurved in young specimens. Chestnut brown when moist, then dark dingy yellow to pale yellow in drying (hygrophanous), often with a pallid band along the margin, and frequently tinged olive green in patches. Surface smooth, viscid when moist from a separable gelatinous pellicle. Flesh thin, pliant, and more or less concolorous with the cap.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to adnexed, finally seceding, close narrow to moderately broad. Colour dull cinnamon brown, darkening with spores in age.

Stipe (Stem):
60-80 mm long by 1-2.5 mm thick. Equal above, and slightly enlarged at the base. Surface is covered with appressed grayish fibrils, and powdered at the apex. Whitish to pallid to grayish, more brownish toward the base, blue green where bruised or with age. Flesh stuffed with a tough pith. Partial veil thin to obscure to absent.

Microscopic features:
Spores purplish brown in deposit, subellipsoid to subovoid, 9-13 by 5-7 microns. Basidia 4-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia 17-36 by 4-7.5 microns, fusiform to lance-shaped, with an elongated neck 1.5-2 microns thick.

Season:
Late September to through December after cool, wet weather.

Habitat and Distribution:
They like cleacuts that are about 5-10 years old, maybe 3-8 years after replant. If you start fiding Hypholoma, you are in a good area to keep looking. Don't let them fool you tho, they are kinda hard to spot. Areas on landings in clear cuts, and then the cuts themselves. On decomposed conifer substrate.

             
                            fsc-watch                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Small clusters or fruiting in troops.

Bruising:
Bruising may not appear on this species. It will be hard to see if there is any and it will be towards the base. Although you can check for primordial aborts at the base of a mature specimen and they often bruise blue.

Dosage:
20 to 40 fresh mushrooms or from 2-4 grams dried. moderately weak.
  • Lvl.1  0.7g
  • Lvl.2  1.5g
  • Lvl.3  2.3g
  • Lvl.4  3.2g
  • Lvl.5  4.3g


Similar Species:
                                  Psilocybe washingtonesis 
Is a close taxon microscopically and macroscopically but differs from P. pelliculosa by the presence of pleurocystidia.

 
Other Notes:
Are also found in higher elevations of 1000ft-2000ft where clear cuts are more common.
A good indicator genus is Hypholoma, Galerina, and Mycena.

Links:
Psilocybe pelliculosa -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe Pelliculosa -Thread (Shroom360)

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Psilocybe silvatica ***

   
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Pileus (Cap):
0.8-2.5 cm broad. Obtusely conic to campanulate, and often with an acute umbo. Tawny dark brown when moist, fading to pale yellowish brown or grayish brown. Surface smooth, viscid when moist from a thin gelatinous pellicle that is barely separable, if at all.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to adnexed, close to subdistant, narrow to moderately broad. Colour dull grayish brown to cinnamon brown to smoky brown at maturity, with the edges remaining whitish.

Stipe (Stem):
20-80 mm long by 1-3 mm thick. Equal to slightly enlarged at the base, brittle, tubular, and somewhat flexuous. Pallid to brownish beneath a whitish fibrillose covering. Partial veil poorly developed, cortinate, thin to obscure, and soon absent.

Microscopic features:
Spores dark purplish brown in deposit, 6-9.5 by 4-5.5 microns from 4-spored basidia; sometimes 2-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia 24-40 by 4.4-8.8 microns, fusoid ventricose to lageniform, with a long flexuous neck, 1.6-2.2 microns thick.

Season:
Late September to through December after cool, wet weather.

Habitat and Distribution:
wood debris or on wood chips or in well decayed conifer substratum. Sometimes fruiting in clear cuts with Psilocybe pelliculosa.

             
                            John W. Allen                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit.
Small clusters or fruiting in troops.

Bruising:
Bruising may not appear on this species. It will be hard to see if there is any and it will be towards the base. Although you can check for primordial aborts at the base of a mature specimen and they often bruise blue.

Dosage:
Moderately weaker than Psilocybe semilanceata. From 20 to 40 fresh mushrooms, 1/3 of a fresh ounce or from 2 to 4 grams dried.
  • Lvl.1  0.7g
  • Lvl.2  1.5g
  • Lvl.3  2.3g
  • Lvl.4  3.2g
  • Lvl.5  4.3g


Other Notes:
Are also found in higher elevations of 1000ft-2000ft where clear cuts are more common.

Links:
Psilocybe silvatica -MushroomObserver
 
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Panaeolus cinctulus *

   
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Pileus (cap):
4-5 cm broad at maturity. Convex to campanulate, then broadly convex, finally expanding to nearly plane with a broad umbo. Cinnamon brown to orange cinnamon brown, fading to tan in drying with a dark brown encircling zone around the margin.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate to uncinate, close, slightly swollen in the centre, and with three tiers of intermediate gills inserted. Color brownish and mottled, with the edges remaining whitish, blackish when fully mature.

Stipe (stem):
50-60 mm long by 2-4 mm thick. Brittle, hollow, and fibrous. Reddish beneath minute whitish fibrils, darkening downwards. Sometimes bruising bluish at the base.

Microscopic features:
Spores black in deposit, lemon shaped in side view, subellipsoid in face view.11.5-14 by 7.5-9.5 microns. Basidia 2- and 4-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia variable in form, mostly pear shaped, 14-21 by3-7 microns.

Season:
Spring, summer, and fall.

Habitat and Distribution:
Growing in areas much like P. semilanceata, Found on areas where horses reside and on the hay bails that have been left out. They also like to grow in any grassy areas, especially where they have been well kept and fertilized. Grows in dung (especially horse dung),compost, rotting hay and in well manured ground in the spring, summer and early fall. Widely distributed. Reported from North America, South America, Europe, middle Siberia, Africa and Hawaiian archipelago.

             
                                Risxsoul                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Grows cespitosely to gregariously.

Bruising:
Sometimes bruising at the base, but more than likely the stipe will be to dark to see any bruising.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  1.2g
  • Lvl.2  2.2g
  • Lvl.3  3.8g
  • Lvl.4  6.0g
  • Lvl.5  8.0g


Other Notes:
The most widely distributed in the world. Found in all 50 states and in most countries.
During the early part of the 20th century this species was often referred to as the "weed Panaeolus" because it was a common occurrence in beds of the commercially grown grocery store mushroom Agaricus bisporus. Because of its intoxicating properties the mushroom farmers had to weed it out from the edible mushrooms.

Links:
Panaeolus cinctulus -MushroomObserver
Panaeolus cinctulus&olivaceus -Gallery (Neosporen)
 
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Psilocybe fimetaria ***

 
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It was brought to my attention that some of these pictures may not be P. fimetaria, these were the best I could find and they should be accurate enough to give a general representation of the species.

 
Pileus (Cap):
0.5-3.6 cm broad. Conic to convex, eventually subcampanulate, expanding to broadly convex, and typically acutely umbonate with a sharp papilla. Surface smooth to translucent-striate near the margin, viscid when moist from a thick, separable gelatinous pellicle. Colour pale reddish brown to honey to ochraceous, hygrophanous, fading in drying to yellowish olive to ochraceous or yellowish buff. Flesh whitish to honey coloured, bruising bluish where injured.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment adnate, sometimes sinuate or uncinate, whitish clay at first, eventually dark purplish brown at maturity, with whitish edges.

Stipe (Stem):
20-90 mm long by 0.5-4 mm thick. Equal to slightly swollen at the base. Colour whitish at first, soon reddish brown or honey coloured, and sometimes with grayish bluish green tones. Surface covered with whitish fibrillose patches to a fairly persistent, superior densely fibrillose to membranous annulus that develops from a thickly cortinate partial veil.

Microscopic features:
Dark purple-brown, (9.5)12.5 — 15(16) x 6.5 — 9.5 µm, ovoid in front view, ellipsoid in side view, thick walled with a broad germ pore. Basidia 4-spored. Pleurocystidia absent. Cheilocystidia (15)20 — 30(35) by (4)6 — 8(9) µm, ventricose-fusiform or lageniform with a narrow neck, often flexuous, 4 — 15 by 0.5 — 1.5 µm, occasionally branched.

Season:
Generally found in October and November, but in Chile, this mushroom has been collected in August.

Habitat and Distribution:
On horse manure, and in grassy areas or in rich soils. Known from Canada (British Columbia and New Brunswick), the Pacific Northwest (Washington, Oregon, and Idaho), Chile, Great Britain, and Europe. Probably more widely distributed than presently reported.

             
                                David                                          Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Grows solitary to gregariously, and often fruits in large rings.

Bruising:
Bruising light blue where handled.

Dosage:
15 to 30 fresh specimens or 1/4 fresh ounce. 1 to to grams dried.
Relative*
  • Lvl.1  0.5g
  • Lvl.2  1.0g
  • Lvl.3  2.0g
  • Lvl.4  2.7g
  • Lvl.5  3.5g


Other Notes:
Widely distributed but not very common.

Links:
Psilocybe fimetaria -MushroomObserver
   


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Joust]
    #17103453 - 10/26/12 06:56 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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Psilocybe semilanceata *

   
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Pileus (cap):
0.5-2.5 cm broad. Conic to obtusely conic to conic-campanulate with an acute umbo. Margin translucent-striate, incurved and sometimes undulated in young fruiting bodies, often darkened by spores. Surface smooth, color variable, extremely hygrophanous. Usually dark chestnut brown when moist, soon drying to a light tan or yellow, occasionally with an olive tint, margin sometimes with bluish or olive stains. Surface viscid when moist from a separable gelatinous pellicle.

Lamellae (Gills):
Attachment mostly adnexed, sometimes adnate or seceding. Close to crowded, narrow. Color pallid at first, rapidly becoming grey, then brownish and finally purplish brown with the edges remaining pallid.

Stipe (stem):
30-100 mm long by 0.75-3 mm thick. Slender, equal, flexuous (curved or sinuous), and pliant. Pallid to more brownish towards the base, where the attached mycelium may become bluish tinged, especially during drying. Surface smooth overall. Context stuffed with a fibrious pith. Partial veil thinly cortinate, rapidly deteriorating, leaving an obscure evanescent annular zone of fibrils, usually darkened by spores. Often this zone is entirely absent.

Microscopic features:
Spores, Dark purplish brown in deposit, ellipsoid, 11-14 by 7-9 microns. Basidia 4-spored. Pleurocystidia few to absent. Cheilocystidia 18-35 by 4.5-8 microns, lageniform with an extended and flexuous neck, often forked.

Season:
From when the fall rains begin until the first freezes. Liberty caps like cool temperatures, around 50 degrees Farenheit and lots of rain.

Habitat and Distribution:
Psilocybe semilanceata grows in north temperate areas but it has been found in Peru, Pune, India, Australia, New Zealand and also at altitudes of 4000 meters in Italy. Grows In fields where cattle graze, they will be in the larger greener clumps of grass, or in parks and golf courses.They like the water that the plants funnel down to the base of the plant and tend to hide there.
   
             
                                CureCat                                      MO Occurrence Map

Growth Habit:
Growing singularly or in troops.

Bruising:
Bruising will appear at the base and on primordial aborts attached to a mature specimen.

Dosage:
  • Lvl.1  0.6g
  • Lvl.2  1.0g
  • Lvl.3  1.7g
  • Lvl.4  2.7g
  • Lvl.5  3.6g


Other Notes:
Likely the most popular magic mushroom in the world.

Similar Species:
                                  Section Semilanceatae:

                                  Psilocybe strictipes:
Psilocybe strictipes is a psilocybin mushroom which grows on grassy meadows and lawns; It is found throughout the cool temperate and subarctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere and it is most common in Europe, and the Pacific Northwest. It is closely related to Psilocybe semilanceata and Psilocybe pelliculosa. Psilocybe strictipes is commonly confused with Psilocybe semilanceata and can be differentiated by its lack of a papilla and a convex to subumbonate cap. "Strictipes" comes from the Latin words stricti (narrow) and pes (foot).
The Cap Psilocybe strictipes cap is 5 to 30 mm across, conic to campanulate to convex, smooth, and translucent-striate near the margin, often with a low umbo. It is walnut brown to dark rusty brown, with a smooth surface and a separable gelatinous pellicle. It is Hygrophanous, fading to buff as it dries. The flesh sometimes stains blue where damaged.
Gills are gills are cream-colored when young and dark purple brown when mature, with an adnate attachment.
The spores are dark purple brown, suboblong, and 11 by 6 µm.
The stipe has a white to ocher, equal, tough, and cartilaginous structure with fibrillose patches. It is 4 to 10 cm long and around .25 cm thick. The partial veil is thin, cortinate, and does not usually leave any remnants on the stipe.
Psilocybe strictipes fruits in late summer to fall in Chile, England, France, Germany, Holland, Slovakia, Siberia, Sweden, and the Pacific Northwest. Psilocybe strictipes is found in lawns and grassy fields but never growing directly from dung.

                                  Psilocybe liniformans var. americana:
Psilocybe liniformans var. americana is a very rare variant of liniformans that grows in America. It is found scattered to gregarious in rich pastures or grasslands, fruiting from summer to early winter. It has been collected in Washington, Oregon, and Michigan, and has also been reported from Chile where it fruits in the spring. This mushroom is very close to the type variety; the main difference is the lack of a gelatinous layer on the edge of the lamellae and the terricolous habitat.
The cap is 1 — 2.5 cm convex to nearly plane, and is sometimes broadly umbonate but not papillate. It is smooth, dull grayish brown to slightly olivacous, more reddish at the center, hygrophanous, and becoming straw brown when dry with the center remaining more brownish. It sometimes has a bluish green tone, or olivacous tones at the margin when young.
The gills are adnexed, subdistant, broad, and dark chocolate brown to purplish brown with age.
The spores are dark purple brown, ellipsoid, and 13 — 14.5 by 7.5 — 8.8(10)µm.
The stipe is 1.4 — 3.0 cm by 1 – 2 mm, equal, enlarging at the base. It is whitish to very pale brownish, darker below, bruising blue, and finely fibrillose in the lower portion. The partial veil is thin and soon disappears.
The taste is weak to somewhat farinaceous; The odor is strongly aromatic to farinaceous.
Microscopic features: The basidia are 4-spored and pleurocystidia are absent. The cheilocystidia are 22 — 33 by 5.5 — 9 µm, lageniform and have an extended neck.

Links:
Psilocybe semilanceata -MushroomObserver
Psilocybe semilanceata -Thread (UK 2012)
   
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NeoSporen&Opossum
NeoSporen has many species of Psilocybes in his posts and gallery, he is specialized in "Urban Habitats".

Joust
My (Joust) threads and gallery usually show more of the "Woodland Habitats".
The pictures and observations are also under my name on Mushroomobserver.org.

2012-2013 PNW Actives Thread
A great collection of PNW Actives from various users.


Some Other Helpful Mycology Links:

Pronunciations By Tangich
Dr. Giuseppe MAZZA Journal
The Genus Psilocybe Supplement
Mycokey
Mushroompro
Mushroomexpert
Rogersmushrooms
Latin pronunciation
Cybertruffle
Mykoweb
Mushroomhobby

Have fun out there and good luck!
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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Joust]
    #17103684 - 10/26/12 09:20 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Amazing!


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: PandemicFlu]
    #17104736 - 10/26/12 01:24 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Johm W. Allen didn't take the picture of the ovoid habitat, it's a shroomydan photo.  And not relevant to the west coast since there, ovoids grow on wood chip landscaping.

Also I have never taken any photos of pelliculosa or baeocystis or cyanofibrillosa.  The Panaeolus cinctulus photo you attribute to me is from angryshroom.


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Alan Rockefeller]
    #17105314 - 10/26/12 02:39 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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Johm W. Allen didn't take the picture of the ovoid habitat, it's a shroomydan photo.  And not relevant to the west coast since there, ovoids grow on wood chip landscaping.

Also I have never taken any photos of pelliculosa or baeocystis or cyanofibrillosa.  The Panaeolus cinctulus photo you attribute to me is from angryshroom.



:facepalm3: Thanks Alan, i knew the ovoid habitat was not west coast i thought it would be a good addition to see their natural habitat, photos are few and far in between in some cases. Thanks for alerting me on the messed up attributes, ill fix them asap, I posted those before i got your pm about your MO reports having a compilation of others pictures.
I thought ovoids grow in a natural riverside environment here on the west coast?
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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Joust]
    #17105428 - 10/26/12 02:50 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Psilocybe cyanescens can be found growing gregariously in certain sand dunes on the coast as well, especially at the base of the dune grasses. I know it's not reported very often, but trust me there are a lot of them being picked every year from these spots on the northern California coast, a lot. That's actually where I first learned about them, I discovered the wood chip thing later on by accident.


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Joust]
    #17105491 - 10/26/12 02:57 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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I thought ovoids grow in a natural riverside environment here on the west coast?
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I've never heard that, only seen a couple pictures of them in urban woodchips. Auweia might have some? :shrug:


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Ran-D]
    #17105583 - 10/26/12 03:07 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Yeah good note on the cyans i forgot to add that.
Ill change the ovoid habitat ect.
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    #17106214 - 10/26/12 04:38 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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I thought ovoids grow in a natural riverside environment here on the west coast?
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No I don't think so.  Like cyanofriscosa, they have not been reported in the wild on the west coast.


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: Alan Rockefeller]
    #17106763 - 10/26/12 06:14 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

wait what is Psilocybe semiinconspicua? Has anyone found it recently?


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: maynardjameskeenan]
    #17106815 - 10/26/12 06:23 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)
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wait what is Psilocybe semiinconspicua? Has anyone found it recently?





Here is the paper on it.


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    #17106940 - 10/26/12 06:45 PM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Cool, thanks Alan. This thing was collected the 6th of July? Cool.


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: maynardjameskeenan]
    #17110080 - 10/27/12 05:36 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

Fixed the Ovoid habitat info and pic, and moved it to Urban" Traveled today so i am a bit behind.
I will fix the copyright credits tomorrow.
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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: maynardjameskeenan]
    #17110116 - 10/27/12 06:07 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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Cool, thanks Alan. This thing was collected the 6th of July? Cool.




Yea, but look at the date. Long time has passed, but it's still in that valley, I guarantee it. Might be easier to go from the Lake Chelan side, but it's not bad riding a bike up the Suiattle river road to the crest. Good views of glacier peak.

The last two years in a row there has been snow till late August up there. It is on my "to-do list" :lol: A few peeks I wanna board out there anyway, so a late spring trip is in order this next year, paid:sunny:


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I thought ovoids grow in a natural riverside environment here on the west coast?
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No I don't think so.  Like cyanofriscosa, they have not been reported in the wild on the west coast.





Might have ovoids growing near brackish:yesnod:. They will be found in thick stuff along most major rivers In WA from about this year on, if you look hard enough. After a few more years, it should wash down stream good :datass:


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    #17110142 - 10/27/12 06:34 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

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A few peeks I wanna board out there anyway




Win :thumbup:
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    #17110148 - 10/27/12 06:37 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

North side of Bonanza Peak is where it's at:sunny:


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Re: Psilocybin Mushrooms of the Pacific West Coast (v7.8) [Re: NeoSporen]
    #17110919 - 10/27/12 11:53 AM (1 year, 10 months ago)

thank you for making this its very helpful there's not a lot of guides with all these species in one spot and organized so well.


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