Created January 8, 2005; Revised October 11, 2007; April 4, 2013; anc September 21, 2016.
Copyright 1998-2016 by John W. Allen.

Psilocybe atlantis. Photo: by Lizard King. Used with Permission.


Cap: 26-38 mm diameter in dried specimens, conic to convex, smooth to slightly striate, dry and pale brown.

Gills: subadnate, thin, brownish, finely mooted and the edges are concolorus.

Stem: 40-45 x 2-4 mm (in dry specimens), equal, subbulbous, and brownish red to grayish-brown, covered with fine small brownish scales towards the base of the stipe. Bluing is evident

Spores: (8-)9-10 (-11) x (5.5) 6-6). Yellowish-brown with a broad germ pore

Sporeprint: Chocolate to purple-brown.

Habitat: Gregarious on soil.

Distribution: Known only from the type locality in Fulton County, North of Atlanta, Georgia.

Season: August.

Dosage: Unknown

Comment: This species belongs to the section Mexicana and is the second species found in Georgia. The name atlantis is for the type locality

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