Panaeolus affinis Magic Mushrooms
Panaeolus affinis: Background
Panaeolus affinis magic mushrooms were first described by E. Horak in 1980 and had it’s named changed from Copelandia affinis in 1996.
Panaeolus affinis: Habitat
Panaeolus affinis magic mushrooms originate from Papua New Guinea. It can be found growing in soil between leaf litter and occasionally on rotting wood, making it unique from the other dung-growing species in this genus.
Panaeolus affinis: Taxonomy/Naming
Panaeolus affinis: Physical Description
Caps are small and hemispherical when young becoming convex or rounded with maturity. Gray brown in colour with blueish staining
Gills are attached to the stem and grey to pale brown with a distinct olive tone and white edges.
Dark grey to black
Dark grey to black, it's spores are longer than Panaeolus lentisporus which help distinguish the two.
Stems are cylindrical and slender, notably fragile. They are white to pale-grey in colour and stain blueish with handling.