Gymnopilus Purpuratus Magic Mushrooms
Gymnopilus purpuratus: Background
Chemical analysis of Gymnopilus purpuratus magic mushrooms done by Jochen Gartz shows this to be a moderately hallucinogenic species, containing 0.34% psilocybin, 0.29% psilocin and 0.05% baeocystin.
Gymnopilus purpuratus: Habitat
Gymnopilus purpuratus magic mushrooms can be found growing dead wood, pig dung, and woodchip mulch. This species is widely distributed and has been observed in Argentina, Australia, Chile, New Zealand, the UK and Germany.
Gymnopilus purpuratus: Taxonomy/Naming
Gymnopilus purpuratus: Physical Description
Cap is convex to rounded and reddish brown in colour.
Gills are narrowly attached to the stem, crowded, and yellow to orange in colour.
Stem is a similar colour to the cap and bruises blue with damage. Usually dusted with spores and may produce a cottony veil.