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Psilocybe caerulipes




Psilocybe caerulipes (Peck) Sacc. Photo: Dan Molter of Ohio.



 

Cap:

Gills: Lavender to Chocolate-brown.

Stem: White and hollow and bluing when damaged by human handling or natural causes.

Spores: .

Spore Print: Chocolate to purple-brown.

Habitat: Woodchips and beauty bark in man-made gardens in public places.

Distribution: Georgia to Massachusetts in the north and west to Ohio and north to Michigan and southern Ontario.

Season: Late May threough August into September.

Dosage: One to three shrooms fresh.

Comment: Very elusive but common when found. Large collections in West Virginia resulted in more than 80 arrests on one single day. see: Click Here. Very similar to another speices, Psilocybe ovoideocystidiata, which also inhabits the same habitat as Psilocybe caerulipes.



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All three above photographs of Psilocybe caerulipes from the Adirondack Hills in Northeast America by Joshua Hutchins.












Above three Photographs compliments of Raver.

















Above five Photographs compliments of DTM.



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