Psilocybe aucklandii is a psychedelic mushroom, which has psilocybin and psilocin as main active compounds.
- Cap: 2-5 cm, conical to plane, chestnut brown, hygrophanous, bruising blue/green where damaged, often with a broad umbo.
- Gills: Cream color when young, violet yellowish brown in age, with adnate attachment.
- Spores: Dark violet brown, oblong to ellipsoid, 7 x 4 um.
- Stipe: 4 to 9 cm long, .2 to .5 cm thick, brown, bruising blueish, pruinose, with fibrils near the base.
- Taste: Farinaceous.
- Odor: Farinaceous.
- Microscopic features:
Distribution and habitat
Grows in leaf litter and woody debris near Auckland, New Zealand.