Psilocybe liniformans

Psilocybe liniformans is a mushroom in the family Hymenogastraceae. It is in the section Semilanceatae of Psilocybe.

Psilocybe liniformans
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hymenogastraceae
Genus: Psilocybe
P. liniformans
Binomial name
Psilocybe liniformans
Guzmán & Bas
Psilocybe liniformans
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ecology is saprotrophic
edibility: can cause allergic reactions


The fruiting body of Psilocybe liniformans from the 5.5-7.5 cm long stem, on which sits a 4.5-7.5 cm wide hat. The latter is initially pointed bell-shaped and shaped flat in old age. The red-brown, glossy hat fades to the edge of yellow-brownish. The lamellae are yellowish brown to dark yellowish brown. The spore powder has a brown to dark brown color. The cylindrical and full-length grooved stem is pale yellow. In the upper third of the stem carries a whitish ring.

Habitat and formationEdit