Panaeolus fimicola Magic Mushrooms
Panaeolus fimicola: Background
Panaeolus fimicola magic mushrooms (aka Panaeolus ater) are a LBM that is widespread but rarely identified, and contains small amounts of psilocybin.
Panaeolus fimicola: Habitat
Panaeolus fimicola magic mushrooms can be found growing solitary or scattered in soil, dung, grassy areas, or fertilized lawns from late spring to the middle of fall, often appearing after rainfall. It is widespread across the Americas, Europe, and Africa and has also been reported in Turkey.
Panaeolus fimicola: Taxonomy/Naming
Panaeolus fimicola: Physical Description
Cap is convex becoming planar and grey/black with reddish or hazel undertones. Edge has a narrow brown band.
Broadly attached to the stem and crowded. Gills are olive grey when young and become mottled black with maturity, though the edges remain white.
Slender, fragile, and hollow. Stem is dingy white to clay in colour and becomes brown towards the base with age.