PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Flying saucer mushrooms
Flying saucer mushrooms (Psilocybe azurescens) is a species of psychedelic mushroom whose main active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin furthermore, It is among the most potent of the tryptamine-bearing mushrooms, containing up to 1.8% psilocybin, 0.5% psilocin, and 0.4% baeocystin by dry weight, averaging to about 1.1% psilocybin and 0.15% psilocin. It belongs to the family Hymenogastraceae in the order Agaricales.
- Pileas: The cap (pileus) of Psilocybe azurescens is 3–10 cm (1.2–3.9 in) in diameter
- Gills: The lamellae are ascending, sinuate to adnate, brown, often stained into black where injured, close, with two tiers of lamellulae, mottled, edges whitish.
- Spore Print: The spore print is a dark purplish brown to purplish black in mass.
- Stipe: The stipe is 9–20 cm (3.5–7.9 in) in length and 3–6 mm (0.1–0.2 in) thick.
- silky white, dingy brown from the base or in age, hollow at maturity, and composed of twisted, cartilaginous tissue. The base of the stipe thickens downwards and is often curved, and is characterized by coarse white aerial tufts of mycelium, often with azure tones also The mycelium surrounding the stipe base is densely rhizomorphic, silky white, tenaciously holding the wood-chips together.
- extremely bitter and also odorless to farinaceous