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Panaeolus fimicola

Panaeolus fimicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Hymenomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Bolbitiaceae
Genus: Panaeolus
Species: P. fimicola
Binomial name
Panaeolus fimicola

Panaeolus ater

Panaeolus fimicola
mycological characteristics:
gills on hymenium

cap is convex


hymenium is adnexed


stipe is bare


spore print is black


ecology is saprophytic


edibility: unknown

Panaeolus fimicola, also known as Panaeolus ater is a rare but widespread little brown mushroom which sometimes contains small amounts of the hallucinogen psilocybin.


This is a little brown mushroom that grows on dung and grass and has black spores. The cap is up to 3 cm across, dark grey to black, sometimes reddish, convex to plane. The stem is 8 cm by 15 mm, fragile and hollow.

External links

  • Panaeolus fimicola photo
  • Panaeolus fimicola cheilocystidia
  • Panaeolus fimicola spores
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