Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Psilocybe angustipleurocystidiata

Psilocybe angustipleurocystidiata is a Mexican species of entheogenic mushroom in the Strophariaceae family.It contains the compounds psilocybin and psilocin. This mushroom was first described by Mexican mycologist Gaston Guzman.Psilocybe angustipleurocystidiata has been found in the state of Mexico, Morelos and Vera Cruz, where it is common in subtropical Pinus and Alnus forests at elevations between 1800 and 2400 meters. Psilocybe angustipleurocystidiata is in the section Zapotecorum and is closely related to Psilocybe muliercula. Other species in the section Zapotecorum include Psilocybe argentipes, Psilocybe aucklandii, Psilocybe barrerae, Psilocybe collybioides, Psilocybe graveolens, Psilocybe kumaenorum, Psilocybe microcystidia, Psilocybe pintonii, Psilocybe sanctorum, Psilocybe subcaerulipes, and Psilocybe zapotecorum.