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ID Request; First Time Hunt for Subs
Farmyceuticals posted a topic in MycologyToday 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 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. 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 (orange cap and stem), Gymnopus, and another specimen with a brown cap and coke bottle coloured stem. ) Other finds like the deathly beautiful Amanita Muscaria