Psilocybe subcubensis

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

Psilocybe jaliscana Guzmán (2000)

Psilocybe subcubensis is an entheogenic species of mushroom in the Hymenogastraceae family.[1] The mushroom contains the medicinal compounds psilocybin and psilocin. Psilocybe subcubensis was first described by Mexican mycologist Gaston Guzman. It is the pantropical sister species of Psilocybe cubensis. It is macroscopically identical to Psilocybe cubensis but has smaller spores.[2]

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  1. ^ Redhead S, Moncalvo JM, Vilgalys R, Matheny PB, Guzmán-Davalos L, Guzmán G (2007). "Proposal to conserve the name Psilocybe (Basidiomycota) with a conserved type". Taxon. 56 (1): 255–7.
  2. ^ "Dr. Gaston Guzman/Psilocybe cubensis".