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I remember someone saying that psilocybian mushrooms have a certain scent. Well, some mushrooms I've been finding growing from hay/manure has a scent exactly like the cubes that I use to buy, they don't bruise blue though. The caps melt soon after picking them so I haven't been able to scan them and I don't know how to descibe them in mycological terms. Their stems are thick and bright white with flecks on them, the cap has a dark spot on the center that looks almost like a brown liquid on the cap, the rest of the cap isn't dark at all unless wet and then you can see the gills through the cap. The gills stay close to the top of the cap, like they don't go from the stem parallel to the ground to the cap, they go up inside the underside of the cap and the gills are dark and the spores have to be black because that's the color left over when the caps melt. I can't wait till I get a digital camera so I can take some pics of them.
Here's a terrible photo of one of them, it's covered in the black spores and the picture turned out like shit. Damn Wal Mart Photo Center kept half of the photos and none of them turned out anyways :mad:
What you described sounds like Corpinus... inky caps. You can eat them, although they are not active. If alchol is consumed a few days before or after eaten you will get very sick. Not 100% on that ID but tis what I think...
I'm with Gumby, definately a Coprinus of sorts. Don't consume with alchohol. Some people say they are tasty edibles, but I'm not much of a small fragile mushroom eater. They don't look very tasty to me, and it would take thousands to fill me up. I'd personally leave them where they grew, not worth bending over to pick.