|gills on hymenium|
cap is flator umbonate
|hymenium is adnate|
|stipe is bare|
spore print is tanto yellow
|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. Inocybe tricolor is found under Norway Spruce in central Europe.
- Cap: Brick red to chocolate brown, lighter towards the margin, convex to umbonate, with a fibrillose to squamulose cap. Usually less than 4 cm 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.
- Stamets, Paul (1996). Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World. Berkeley: Ten Speed Press. ISBN 0-9610798-0-0.