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Panaeolus subbalteatus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Garten-Düngerling
Panaeolus subbalteatus Mushroom
Ref No: 8464
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides , Grows on plant material/manure

Panaeolus subbalteatus (Berk. & Br.) Sacc. Garten-Düngerling. Cap 2–6cm across, convex at first expanding to almost flat with a broad umbo, dark reddish-brown when moist drying buff to pale tan from centre outwards leaving a darker zone at margin. Stem 60–90 x 3–5mm, buff or pale brown with paler apex. Flesh thin, brownish. Taste not distinctive, smell mushroomy. Gills adnate, pale tan at first rapidly blackening. Spore print black. Spores lemon-shaped, 12–14 x 7.5–8.5um. Habitat in manured places especially gardens or compost heaps. Season early summer to autumn. Rare. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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David Schmidt (United States) - 13 June 2010

Now called Panaeolus Cinctulus and are hallucinogenic.
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