Psilocybe papuana Magic Mushrooms
Psilocybe papuana: Background
Psilocybe papuana magic mushrooms were first described in 1978.
Psilocybe papuana: Habitat
Psilocybe papuana magic mushrooms grow gregariously, in small groups, and occasionally solitary on soil or among litter of tropical or subtropical forests in Papua New Guinea. It has also been frequently reported in New South Wales, Australia.
Psilocybe papuana: Taxonomy/Naming
Psilocybe papuana: Physical Description
Cap is conical to conical-convex and black to deep olive green in colour, fading in age
Gills reach the stem but do not attach or attach slightly, are densely crowded, and coloured brownish grey or pale brown when young, turning cocoa brown (often with a purplish tinge) upon sporulation. They stain greenish when injured.
Stem is cylindrical though may be slightly bulbous at the base, which has white mycelial chords and is dark brown in colour becoming pale brown towards the cap. Veil forms white fibrils.