Psilocybe subcubensis

Psilocybe subcubensis is an entheogenic species of mushroom in the family Hymenogastraceae.[1] The mushroom contains the medicinal compounds psilocybin and psilocin. Psilocybe subcubensis was first described by Mexican mycologist Gaston Guzman. It is the pantropical sister species of Psilocybe cubensis. It is macroscopically identical to P. cubensis but has smaller spores.[2]

Psilocybe subcubensis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hymenogastraceae
Genus: Psilocybe
P. subcubensis
Binomial name
Psilocybe subcubensis

Psilocybe jaliscana Guzmán (2000)

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Redhead S, Moncalvo JM, Vilgalys R, Matheny PB, Guzmán-Davalos L, Guzmán G (2007). "Proposal to conserve the name Psilocybe (Basidiomycota) with a conserved type". Taxon. 56 (1): 255–7.
  2. ^ "Dr. Gaston Guzman/Psilocybe cubensis".