Psilocybe tampensis is a rare psychedelic mushroom which was originally collected in Tampa, Florida. Later on, it was reported to be seen in Mississippi as well. The original specimen from Florida was cloned and the descendants’ shrooms and truffles are widely circulated among shroomers.
This magic shroom is capable of producing sclerotia, also commonly known as truffles. Sclerotia are basically mushrooms which grow underground and have the same psychedelic effects because of similar levels of psychedelic compounds – psilocybin and psilocin. P. tampanensis’ truffles are also called “philosopher’s stones.”
Psilocybe tampanensis’ caps are usually convex with a slight nipple-like structure at the center. As the shroom ages, the cap expands to 2.4cm. It also changes colors depending on the amount of water it contains. Fresh, hydrated shrooms are ochraceous brown to buff and sticky. Dried shrooms become yellowish-grey when dry with slight, bluish tones at the edges.
The gills are attached to the stem, and have a brown to dark purple hue which become lighter towards the edges.
Psilocybe tampanensis’ stem reaches 6cm in length and can be between 1mm to 2mm thick with an equal width throughout. The top of the stem has fibrils with a partial, web-like veil. This stem also contains a whitish to yellowish flesh.
Spores from this shroom is usually purple brown. When viewed under a microscope, you can expect them to appear rhomboid and roughly elliptical from the sides.
Psilocybe tampanensis is a shroom that bruises purple or blue when injured. Its odor and taste are slightly doughy.
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