Botany of psychoactive mushrooms

Psilocybe mushrooms are:

Kingdom : Fungi
Phylum : Basidiomycota
Class : Agaricomycetes
Order : Stropharia
Family : Bolbitiaceae, Coprinaceae, Cortinariaceae, Pluteaceae,
Strophariaceae

* Basidiomycotina or -mycetes - Fungi that produce spores on stalks outside the terminal cells.
* Agaricales - mushrooms with cap & gills;

Commonly used species:

* Panaeolus: subbalteatus, tropicalis
* Psilocybe: baeocystis, caerulescens, cubensis, cyanescens, mexicana, pelliculosa, semilanceata, stuntzii
* Copelandia: cyanescens, cambodgeniensis

Uncommonly used species:

* Agrocybe farinacea
* Boletus: manicus, migroviolaceus, niggerimus, kumaeus, reayi
* Conocybe: cyanopus, kuehneriana, siligineoides, smithii
* Copelandia: anomala, bispora, cambodginiensis, cyanescens, tropicalis
* Galerina: steglichii
* Gymnopilus: aeruginosus, liquiritiae, luteus, purpuratus, spectabilis, validipes, viridans
* Inocybe: aeruginascens, coelestium, corydalna, haemacta, tricolor
* Panaeolina: foenisecii
* Panaeolus: acuminatus, antillarum, ater, cambodginiensis, campanulatus, chlorocystis, foenisecii, firmicola, olivaceus, papilionaceus, retirugis, separatus, tropicalis
* Pluteus: atricapillus, nigroviridis, salicinus

The following hallucinogenic species do no contain psilocin/psilocybin but ibotenic acid, muscimol and related compounds:

* Amanita citrine (syn A. mappa, A. citrina), Amanita muscaria, Amanita muscaria var formosa, pantherina, porphyria, Amanita muscaria var regalis, tomentella

Reference:

Erowids Psilocybe mushroom FAQ




Comments

  • DMcG - 2008-04-14 22:37:55

    These truffles ARE AWESOME! OMG!

Add comment

Last updated on 2014-04-23 | © 1999-2014 Azarius International

Azarius Office
PO box 3458
1001 AG Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Azarius Store
Kerkstraat 119
1017 GE Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Please send all mail to the Azarius office

Based on your IP address we have determined your current country.

This feature is used to see which products we can ship to your country.
Did our system screw up? Just change the country below.

For questions concerning our shipping policies, please see our FAQ page or contact us.