Cap: 2-6 cm broad.
Campanulate to conic with protrude. margin is enrolled when young then
becomes incurved and irregular with age, an expands to broadly convex
to plane lifting up in age. Color is chestnut-brown to deep olivaceous-brown.
Hygrophanous, fading to pallid brown to light brown. Flesh is white bruising
bluish when damaged and with age. Surface viscid when moist from a separable
gelatinous pellicle and is translucent-striate near the margin.
Stem: 25-70mm long by 4-8 mm thick. Equal and swollen at the base.
White to dingy brown, bruising blue where damaged or with age.
Spores: 5.5-6.5 by 4-5 µ. Basidia is 4-spored.
Sporeprint: purple-violet-brown spores.
Habitat: Gregarious to cepitose in red clay soils with pine needles of loblolly pine underneath sweet gum.
Distribution: Northern Georgia.
Season: September through November.
Dosage: One large mushroom or three to four small mushrooms.
Comment: Named in honor of Dr. Andrew Weil for his work in the field
of Ethnobotanical and Ethnomycological Medicinal Plant Studies.