Not a dangerously poisonous mushroom but can cause gastric upsets and hallucinations.
|Common Names||Blue Roundhead|
|Scientific Name||Stropharia caerulea|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||9|
|Average Cap width (CM)||8|
Has a long lasting white ring, the top surface of which becomes coloured with the brown spores.
The only similar looking mushroom is the Verdigris Agaric, Stropharia aeruginosa, which is rarer and has white edged gills.
Purple/brown. Ellipsoid. The spores should be scrapped into a small pile to get an accurate spore colour.
This mushroom contains psilocybin and psilobin, powerful halluncinogens, but this mushroom will also cause gastric upsets so is not a safe mushroom for consumption.