POISONOUS AND HALLUCINOGENIC MUSHROOMS
by Michael W. Beug Email: beugm@evergreen.edu
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA
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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.
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