Psilocybe zapotecorum Magic Mushrooms
Psilocybe zapotecorum: Background
Psilocybe zapotecorum magic mushrooms get their name from the Zapotecs and according to Richard E. Schultes, the Zapotec name translates as “crown of thorns mushroom”. In 1957, Roger Heim and R. Gordon Wasson describe this species in LIFE Magazine and Heim published the first scientific description about a year later.
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Psilocybe zapotecorum: Habitat
Psilocybe zapotecorum magic mushrooms grow solitarily to gregariously, sometimes in clusters of around a hundred mushrooms, near the rivers, creeks and ravines of humid and shadowed places like mesophytic, subtropical, oak-and-pine, or cloud forests. Sometimes it will grow directly from steep mossy ravine walls. Psilocybe zapotecorum is known to Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, Guatemala, El Salvador, Venezuela, Nicaragua and Ecuador.