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Psilocybe


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(family Strophariaceae)

A genus of fungi in which the fruit bodies are mushroom-shaped. The cap is moist and fleshy, and is typically more or less conical. The spore print is purplish-brown or brown. Psilocybe species are found on dung, twigs, lawns, etc. When eaten, the fruit bodies have hallucinogenic properties.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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