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    Author(s): Gaston Guzman; Fidel Tapia; Florencia Ramirez-Guillen; Timothy J. Baroni; D. Jean Lodge; Sharon A. Cantrell; Nieves-Rivera; Angel M.
    Date: 2003
    Source: Mycologia. Vol. 95, no. 6 (2003): pages 1171-1180.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    Five new species of Psilocybe from the Caribbean are described: P. caribaea, P. egonii, P. subpsilocybioides, P. zapotecoantillarum and P. zapotecocaribaea. All except P. zapotecocaribaea, which is known only from Martinique, are native to Puerto Rico. Psilocybe guilartensis, previously described from Puerto Rico, is the most commonly collected species of Psilocybe in Puerto Rico. New information on morphology is provided for P. guilartensis, and an emendation of the species circumscription is presented.

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    Citation

    Guzman, Gaston; Tapia, Fidel; Ramirez-Guillen, Florencia; Baroni, Timothy J.; Lodge, D. Jean; Cantrell, Sharon A.; Nieves-Rivera; Angel M. 2003. New species of Psilocybe in the Caribbean, with an emendation of P. guilartensis. Mycologia. Vol. 95, no. 6 (2003): pages 1171-1180.

    Keywords

    Agaricales, Antilles, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Strophariaceae, Psilocybe, biogeography, fungi, Caribbean area, classification, identification, fungal communities, fungi ecology, tropical fungi, taxonomy, Psilocybe guilartensis

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