Psilocybe cubensis (Earle) Singer

de la Fuente, Javier Isaac, García-Jiménez, Jesús, López, Caribell Yuridia, Oros-Ortega, Iván, Vela-Hernández, Reyna Yazuly, Guevara-Guerrero, Gonzalo, Garza Ocañas, Fortunato, Chay Casanova, Jesús Antonio, Ibarra Garibay, León Esteban & Bandala, Victor Manuel, 2020, An annotated checklist of the macrofungi (Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, and Glomeromycota) from Quintana Roo, Mexico, Check List 16 (3), pp. 627-648 : 643-644

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Psilocybe cubensis (Earle) Singer


Psilocybe cubensis (Earle) Singer

Material studied. MEXICO - Quintana Roo • J.I. de la Fuente 173 ( ITCV); Blasillo; 18°09′N, 088°57′W; alt. 132 m; 11 Dec. 2017 GoogleMaps .

Habit and habitat. Solitary or scattered on cow dung in secondary vegetation.

Identification. This species is recognized by the mamillate pileus, whitish with yellowish tints and small scales, the free greyish lamellae, the whitish stipe with a dark glutinose ring, the bluish reaction when cut, and the thick-walled, brownish, ellipsoid spores of 10–15 × 6–9 µm. Our material agrees with the descriptions provided by Pegler (1983) and Pulido (1983).


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