Psilocybe galindoi var georgia (atl#7) and some agar fun
Posted 03 February 2009 - 02:10 AM
Posted 03 February 2009 - 06:06 AM
The mushroom was named after Mr. Carlos Galindo Arias and his family, who did work for Guzman.
It wouldn't make much sense to take the O out of Galindo if your trying to honor his name. I believe this was an error on Guzmans part.
It is one of the many east coast active mushroom descriptions i have worked on.. I should add some of the sclerotia info..Thanks beast!
Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi
Species: P. galindoi
Binomial name Psilocybe galindoi
Guzman Nova Hedwigia
Psilocybe galindoi mycological characteristics:
gills on hymenium
cap is conical or campanulate
hymenium is adnate
stipe is bare
ecology is saprotrophic
Psilocybe galindoi is a psychedelic mushroom in the section Mexicana, having psilocybin and psilocin as its main active compounds. It is also known as P. galindii, the mushroom was named in honor of Mr. Carlos Galindo Arias and his family by Dr. Gastón Guzmán.
- Cap: 1.9 — 2 cm in diameter, conic to campanulate or umbonate, with a very slight papilla, glabrous, even to striate when moist, hygrophanous, brown or yellowish brown fading to pale ochraceous or straw color. Staining blue-green where injured.
- Gills: Adnate, brown to dark purple brown, with whitish edges.
- Stipe: 5 — 6.5 cm x 1 — 2 mm, equal, hollow, no annulus, reddish brown in the middle, darker towards the base with long rhizomorphic strands. Veil inconspicuous, except for some white appressed silky fibrils on the pileus.
- Spores: Dark purple gray in deposit. (8.1)9.6 — 12(14) x 7.1 — 8 µm, subrhomboid in face view or subellipsoid in side view(around 1 µm), yellowish brown, thick walled with a broad germ pore.
- Odor: Farinaceous
- Taste: Farinaceous
- Microscpoic Features: Basidia: 18 — 24 x 7.2 — 9.6 µm, hyaline, 4-spored, ventricose. Pleurocystidia: 14.4 — 21 x 7 — 8.4 µm, hyaline, fusoid-ampullaceous, with short necks.
Distribution and habitat
Psilocybe galindoi is found growing gregarious in soil, at elevation, in tall grass in or near Pinus-Quercus forests in Mexico, most recently in Georgia.
- Guzman, G. The Genus Psilocybe: A Systematic Revision of the Known Species Including the History, Distribution and Chemistry of the Hallucinogenic Species. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia Heft 74. J. Cramer, Vaduz, Germany (1983) [now out of print].
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Posted 03 February 2009 - 05:08 PM
also while i was there in amsterdam they kept their stones in small plastic boxes in the refriderator
Posted 03 February 2009 - 06:27 PM
oh yeah, the sclerotia is pretty damn cool too :)
Posted 04 February 2009 - 12:17 PM
lol,just wanted to do the same thing... :thumbup:
Posted 09 February 2009 - 04:30 PM
First I'll show the plates that I started this thread with.
Ok, here's the shitake clone I started at the beginning of this thread, the cloned tissue turned dark brown and now looks like somethings growing on it, though the rest of the plate looks really healthy.
How it looked starting out:
Couple close ups of the festering wound:
Also, my first tissue clone of the Psilocybe galindoi var georgia(atl#7) has been doing what appears to be a pretty effective job of fighting off those green contams:
How it looked a month ago:
How it looks now,
Remember I'd said I had a problem with wet plates, well, I've moved the remaining plates from the fridge to sitting out on a counter in the kitchen, still in the ziplocks, and they seem to have dried up just a tad. So I went ahead and did a few more transfers, though I'm not sure what's what, I guess I was stoned and figured I'd remember. LMAO, what was I thinking?
I guess this is the only one I'm unsure about: Its either a shitake or an oyster or maybe a hedgehog.
This one is definitely an oyster, I just don't remember if I did one or two, and there's multiple mushrooms in the fridge that could be culprits. Looks like its trying to escape, pressing against the lid:
Finally, I've saved the best for last, I also did a new tissue transfer of some new fruits from the 2nd or 3rd flush from the chicken trays, and look at that its growing a mushroom already!
All in all, I'd say this has been a very exciting first attempt with agar plates, much less contams than I expected, and alot more successful growths of mycellium than I expected! Just goes to show that the real gems on this site are to be found in the archives/vaults and a little time, a little studying, a little effort to follow instructions as written and success can be had! Thanks BuckarooBanzai! :bow:
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Posted 09 February 2009 - 09:13 PM
Posted 10 February 2009 - 05:24 AM
I need to update the cap size for galindoi, Guzman lists it at 1.9 - 2.0cm. lol
What are the largest and smallest cap sizes you are getting Beast?
Posted 10 February 2009 - 12:24 PM
However, on my first fruiting attempt, I used a combo of composted manure, castings, and coir (also the substrate was easily 2x as deep as the chicken trays), and most of the caps on those fruits were 3-4 centimeters. (see below link)
Lends credence to these not being the same Psilocybe galindois as the one's found in Mexico, imho. (passing through texas on way from mexico to georgia enlarged them as everything is bigger in texas? -less sure about the why)
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Posted 10 February 2009 - 01:20 PM
1.9 - 2.0 cm is an extremely narrow size range for any species, and is quite ridiculous actually.
I'm not sure what Guzman what thinking on this one, but its not accurate.
I think workman did a good job id'ing this as galindoi.
Posted 10 February 2009 - 01:40 PM
I do think most mycologist know that there are always those shrooms that are outside the average. I mean cubies can be from a couple of centimeters (or smaller) to 20 or so and even larger. Surely it is the average that is taken and written down for documentation.
Posted 10 February 2009 - 04:16 PM
Posted 10 February 2009 - 11:47 PM