Psilocybe semilanceata identification

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Psilocybe semilanceata (Fr. ex Secr.) Kummer. Liberty Cap or Magic Mushroom, Spitzkegeliger Kahlkopf, Hegyescs?cs? badargomba, Puntig kaalkopje. Cap 0.5?1.5cm across, elongate conical with a distinct sharply pointed umbo, puckered at margin, hygrophanous, yellowish-brown with olivaceous tinge drying ochre-buff, covered with a viscid pellicle. Stem 25?75 x 1?2mm, white to cream, sometimes with a bluish tinge at the stem base. Flesh cream to pallid. Gills pale clay at first, finally dark purple-brown. Spore print dark purplish-brown. Spores elliptic, 11.5?14.5 x 7?9um. Habitat lawns, pasture and roadsides. Season late summer to late autumn. Frequent. Hallucinogenic. Edible but not recommended. Hallucinogenic and widely collected for this purpose, but should be regarded as mildly poisonous; also, there is the possibility of misidentification. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Psilocybe semilanceata mushroom

Stem type:
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Hallucinogenic
Habitat:
Found in fields
lawns or on roadsides
Spore colour:
Purplish to black
Cap type:
Conical or nearly so
Fungus colour:
White to cream
Grey to beige
Normal size:
Less than 5cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Mushroom slimy or sticky
Hegyes badargomba, Liberty Cap, Magic Mushroom, Spitzkegeliger Kahlkopf
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Agaricales
Family:
Strophariaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:40:00

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