Psilocybe natalensis

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Psilocybe natalensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Strophariaceae
Genus: Psilocybe
Species: P. natalensis
Binomial name
Psilocybe natalensis
Gartz, D.A.Reid, M.T.Sm. & Eicker (1995)

Psilocybe natalensis is a species of psilocybin mushroom in the family Strophariaceae. It is found in South Africa.[1] The specific epithet refers to its type locality in Natal. The species was described as new to science in 1995 by Jochen Gartz, Derek Reid, Michael Smith, and Albert Eicker.[2]

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  1. ^ Guzmán G, Allen JW, Gartz J (1998). "A worldwide geographical distribution of the neurotropic fungi, an analysis and discussion" (PDF). Annali del Museo civico di Rovereto. 14: 198–280. 
  2. ^ Gartz J, Red DA, Smith MT, Eicker A (1995). "Psilocybe natalensis sp. nov.—The first indigenous bluing member of the Agaricales of South Africa". Integration: The Journal of Mind Moving Plants and Culture. 6: 29–32. 

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