Psilocybe indica

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Psilocybe indica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Strophariaceae
Genus: Psilocybe
Species: P. indica
Binomial name
Psilocybe indica

Psilocybe indica is a species of mushroom in the Strophariaceae family.[1] The mushroom contains psilocybin, a prodrug for the psychedelic tryptamine psilocin.

It was described from the state of Kerala in India.

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  1. ^ Gastón Guzmán , John W. Allen , Jochen Gartz (1998). "A worldwide geographical distribution of the neurotropic fungi, an analysis and discussion" (pdf). Annali del Museo civico di Rovereto (14): 189–280.  (on Fondazione Museo Civico di Rovereto)