Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(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.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.