publication . Article . 2015

Dung-associated, Potentially Hallucinogenic Mushrooms from Taiwan

Yen-Wen Wang; Shean-Shong Tzean;
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  • Published: 01 Dec 2015 Journal: Taiwania (issn: 0372-333X, eissn: 0372-333X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Taiwan University
Abstract
To identify potentially hallucinogenic mushrooms, dung-associated mushrooms collected from Qingtiangang, Yangmingshan National Park were subjected to a detailed morphological investigation and phylogentic analysis. The investigation identified four taxa: a recorded species (Panaeolus antillarum); a new combination (Conocybe nitrophila); and two new species (Psilocybe angulospora, Protostropharia ovalispora). Morphological and molecular characteristics of the collected mushrooms were compared with allied fungal taxa.
Subjects
free text keywords: Coprophilous, Hallucinogenic, Protostropharia, Panaeolus, Psilocybe, Conocybe, Fungal diversity, Taxonomy, Biology (General), QH301-705.5
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