Psilocybe coprophila (Bull.) P. Kumm.
(a brownie)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPsilocybe coprophila (a brownie)
GenusPsilocybe (a genus of brownie toadstools)
FamilySTROPHARIACEAE (a family of toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Psilocybe coprophila (a brownie) :
1: Psilocybe coprophila (a brownie)
15 Aug 2015 OSGR: SZ29 50° 50' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: South Hants (VC 11) England
on dung
Image 1: Fruitbody - cap and stipe - white backgroundImage 2: Fruitbody - gills and stipe - white backgroundImage 3: Gills and upper stipe - close-up - enlarged - white backgroundImage 4: Cheilocystidia - in gill edge - magnifiedImage 5: Cheilocystidia - in gill edge - magnified (2)Image 6: Cheilocystidia - in gill edge - magnified (3)Image 7: Cheilocystidia - highly magnifiedImage 8: Cheilocystidia - highly magnified (2)Image 9: Spores - in ammonia - magnifiedImage 10: Spores - magnifiedImage 11: Spores - magnified (2)Image 12: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 13: Spores - highly magnified (2)Image 14: Spores - highly magnified (3)Image 15: Spores - highly magnified (4)Image 16: Spores - highly magnified (5)Image 17: Spores - highly magnified (6)Image 18: Spores - highly magnified (7)Image 19: Spores - highly magnified (8)

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Psilocybe coprophila (a brownie)

Psilocybe coprophila (a brownie) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Psilocybe coprophila (a brownie)
A small brown toadstool that grows on dung.
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