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Today I went hunting for the first time. I've done my research but better to be safe than sorry  :) Ultimately, the goal was to find PS Subs. I also encountered other mushrooms on the way. 

Conditions: 

5-10mm rain day before 

90% Humidity 

Minimum Temp: 11 Degrees Celcius 

 

I suspected these to be Saffron Milk Caps. When cut, they secreted a bright orange. Found among pine needles. However, from being slightly crushed in my bag they attained some dark greenish blue bruising mostly on the gills. Is this normal? They also have the telltale irregularly spotted stem. Just wanna be safe  :) post-17901-0-87485300-1460974016_thumb.jpost-17901-0-66801700-1460974034_thumb.jpost-17901-0-66335500-1460974071_thumb.j

 

 

Slippery Jack? I was going to take these home but I followed a different track back and missed 'em. Really nice spongy gills with slippery brown cap.  post-17901-0-39161500-1460974146_thumb.j

Psilocybe Subaeruginosa!!!! (Hopefully my reading payed off! To the best of my knowledge they fit the profile. I got too excited and didn't take many pics at the site. Nearby was a suspected Galerina, Gymnopus, and other specimens with orangey cap and gill and  a brown cap and coke bottle coloured stem.  post-17901-0-71293300-1460974248_thumb.jpost-17901-0-55443500-1460974274_thumb.jpost-17901-0-47332800-1460974320_thumb.j

 

Other finds like the deathly beautiful Amanita Muscaria  :)

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yeah the saffies look good.  nice find.

 

and if they all bruise blue, yes you have Psilocybe subaeruginosa.  be careful of the look alikes.

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Excitement Indeed! I hadn't read up on the Saffies and freaked out when I got bright orange sap on my hands ahaha

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I was so happy I almost gave up after 4 hours but then it started raining and they shot out like shiny gems in the grass

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I was so happy I almost gave up after 4 hours but then it started raining and they shot out like shiny gems in the grass

 

 

haha thats hilarious .  indeed they do that, and actually a good piece of dvice i had never thought to pass on lol

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Cool finds Farmy :)

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