POISONOUS AND HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS
by Michael W. Beug Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
Inocybe calamistrata is another distinctive and poisonous
Inocybe. It is distinguished by being very scaly and by the greenish-blue
coloration at the base of the stipe. Now that some members of the genus
Inocybe have been reported to contain psilocybin, we can expect
to have a few thrill-seekers in the hospital with muscarine poisoning from
trying this species or its larger relative Inocybe hirsuta var.
maxima which also has a bluish coloration at the base of the stem.