Psilocybe subaeruginascens Magic Mushrooms
Psilocybe subaeruginascens: Background
Psilocybe subaeruginascens: Habitat
Psilocybe subaeruginascens magic mushrooms grow gregariously and in clusters on the wood chips, piles of leaves, woody debris, and occasionally on the dung of urban areas and along trails/roads in deciduous forests and gardens. It is found from April to July in southern Japan and subtropical Java, and February and March in South Africa.
Psilocybe subaeruginascens: Taxonomy/Naming
Psilocybe subaeruginascens: Physical Description
Cap is conic to convex, often with a broad central bump. Colour is tan brown, bruises blue.
Gills are crowded, slightly mottled, and cream-coloured when young becoming violet-brown with sporulation. Fixture to the stem is broad, reaches it but does not attach, or attaches in a slightly sloping manner (subdecurrent
Stem is white to gray and may be slightly enlarged near the base. It has a well-developed partial veil which leaves a membranous annulus.