Psilocybe aucklandii

(8) Guzman G., Bandala V.M., King C.C. (1991) A New Species of Psilocybe of Section Zapatecorum from New Zealand. Mycological Res. 95/4 507-508.

Psilocybe aucklandii is described as a new species from New Zealand. It belongs to Section Zapotecorum. This is the first record of an hallucinogenic fungus from the region, although in New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, and Australia these fungi seem to be common.

For other NZ Psilocybes look (in The next article)