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| Scientific classification
|| Inocybe tricolor|
| Binomial name
| Inocybe tricolor|
gills on hymenium
cap is flat
hymenium is adnate
stipe is bare
spore print is tan
ecology is mycorrhizal
Inocybe tricolor is a rare member of the genus Inocybe which is widely distributed in temperate forests. It is a small mycorrhizal mushroom which contains the hallucinogens psilocybin and psilocin.
Additional recommended knowledge
- Cap: Brick red to chocolate brown, lighter towards the margin, convex to umbonate, with a fibrillose to squamulose cap. Usually less than 4cm across and has incurved margin until very mature.
- Gills: adnate and very numerous, pale cream brown to yellowish tan.
- Spores: Smooth and ellipsoid to oval, measuring 7.5 x 4.5 micrometres, ochre to tan brown.
- Stipe: 2.5-6 cm long, 4 to 6 mm thick, and is equal width for the whole length, sometimes with some swelling at the base.
- Microscopic features:
Distribution and habitat
Inocybe tricolor is a rare mushroom found under Norway Spruce in central Europe.
Hallucinogenic. Contains psilocybin.
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Inocybe_tricolor". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.
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