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Offlineweezcuomo
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First hunt and first find....yey!
    #4329113 - 06/23/05 05:34 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

Well I must say that I am one excited individual today! By the way I am very new to the Shroomery but have been a big fan and on-looker for a very long time, so I want to say hello and share my findings with you all today.

These mushrooms were found in the ideal area for the growth of Psilocybe Cubensis. In a cow pasture, but a part of the pasture under a forested area. They were found growing directly on cow dung and very visible to the eye. I found three mushrooms, two of which are still quite wet and the third had been drying already. The tops of the mushrooms were golden with the darker brown nipple on top. One of the mushrooms had a veil still entirely attached and stained purple due to the spores. The stems were bruised the classic blue-green color and the scent of the mushrooms was that of a fresh mushroom. I have not measured the caps but I do have photographs of the mushrooms and the two wet mushroom caps have been removed from their stem in order to get a spore print. My main focus of mushroom for starting has been the Psilocybe Cubensis because I have exhaustedly read on it and seen thousands of pictures. I am very familiar with what they should look like and and 99% certain that all three of these are of this particular species. The remaining 1% is for someone to back up my conclusion. If I have missed any description's to validate this post then I am terribly sorry. I would just like to say hello to all and share my very exciting first!! finds with you wonderful people. Here are the pictures.



These below are the two wet caps I found. Currently in the pic they are sitting on white paper to collect a print :smile:





Let me know what you all think....Hope to hear from some of you soon.


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Offlinehempknight
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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4329166 - 06/23/05 05:54 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

you got yourself some nice cubensis there. what county did you find them in?


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: hempknight]
    #4329172 - 06/23/05 05:56 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

well the gills on the one onthe right in the first picture look a little strange.. but ive found some with white gills before.. does it bruise blue? the pictures dont show any bruising so make sure before eating


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OfflineMitchnast
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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4329177 - 06/23/05 05:56 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

cubes, but whats with those white gills?
i would think its sterile, but the veil is purple.
you sure its a cube?


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OfflinePSiFr33k
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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: hempknight]
    #4329180 - 06/23/05 05:57 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

the one with cap attached in first pic doesnt look like a cube at all , no bruising , other two def cubes safe to eat


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: PSiFr33k]
    #4329191 - 06/23/05 06:02 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

Its a cube man, give the Weez some dignity for his IDs!
Cool, and happy tripping!  :mushroom2: :shroomer: :crazy2: although that doesnt look like enough to REALLY get goin... ya know... have fun! :mushroom2: :shroomer: :crazy2:


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: Lysergic_Milkman]
    #4329217 - 06/23/05 06:10 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

well reason i said that , look at the cap man , its been chewed on and tore up without a hint of a bruise catch my drift ?


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: PSiFr33k]
    #4329309 - 06/23/05 06:42 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

yeah, and those gills are too white...
Double check the one you got the gill shot of in the first pic to make sure its a cube. If it is, then it must be sterile.


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Offlineweezcuomo
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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: Lysergic_Milkman]
    #4329383 - 06/23/05 07:08 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

The one with the whiter gills have lots of bluing on the stem and the bottom section of the cap where the "bit" portion is in fact bluing radically. I apologize for the blurry pics. I will in face take another picture of the whiter gilles cube though. It isn't entirely white either, it is browning or tanning if you will as it is drying. Im certain it is a cube but any speculation will be taken into consideration. This mushroom will remain out of my stomach until I can upload a better pic of the bluing taking place on it for confirmation. Thanks on all of your replies. Pic will come shortly.


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4329451 - 06/23/05 07:24 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

Im sure you know what youre doing, i was just curious about the white gills. Must be sterile then.


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4329454 - 06/23/05 07:24 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

I suspect the whiter gills were do to the lighting and flash that I did not want to occur from the camera. Plus I must add that this mushroom looked exactly like this when I picked it earlier today. It was not at wet as the others and seemed a bit more mature if you ask me. To be even extra sure and careful though I will take a spore-print along with the upcoming pics. Damn cameras!!!!! Trust me, once I can get a good enough picture you will see the bluing. The bottom and middle of stem are bluing nicely and there is bluing inside the gills and around the portion that is missing.


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: weezcuomo]
    #4329602 - 06/23/05 08:01 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

Yeah i can see the slight bluing of the gills from the pic.


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OfflineGoMooNow
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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: Lysergic_Milkman]
    #4329855 - 06/23/05 08:59 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

Wish I had that good of luck!


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: GoMooNow]
    #4329876 - 06/23/05 09:04 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

yeah it looks like a cube just chewed part didnt look to blue in that pic sorry for any offense you might have taken none meant


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: PSiFr33k]
    #4329881 - 06/23/05 09:05 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

it wont have a spore print , its a sterile cube = no spores , spore print it on black paper if it drops white spores its not a cube


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: PSiFr33k]
    #4329885 - 06/23/05 09:06 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

ya its a sporeless shroom you get those here and there!!


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: camelsmoker]
    #4330111 - 06/23/05 10:01 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

I can see no reason to suspect that the one with white gills is Psilocybe cubensis.

I would not eat that one if I were you.


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: shroomydan]
    #4330419 - 06/23/05 11:20 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

you give me an idea PSiFr33k.
Print the shroom in question. If theres no spore print, then you have a sterile cube. Otherwise, toss it!


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: GoMooNow]
    #4330466 - 06/23/05 11:37 PM (12 years, 3 days ago)

GoMooNow said: "Wish I had that good of luck!"

If you live in south florida you dont need luck, just a safe field, they practically scream your name as you walk in the cool wet grass :smile:


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Re: First hunt and first find....yey! [Re: LeftyBurnz]
    #4330921 - 06/24/05 01:45 AM (12 years, 3 days ago)

The suspected white gilled cap is no longer white....it is bluing like mad all over the gills....I conclude cubensis, I will have the pick tomorrow ....it smells just like a cube and the stem it was attached to is identical to the others and bluing probably more than the others


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