Panaeolus acuminatus

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Panaeolus acuminatus
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Family: Bolbitiaceae
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Genus: Panaeolus
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Species: P. acuminatus
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Binomial name
Panaeolus acuminatus
(Schaeffer) Quélet 1874
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Type Species
Panaeolus rickenii

Template:Mycomorphbox Panaeolus acuminatus, also known as Panaeolus rickenii is a common little brown mushroom.

This species contains small amounts of serotonin, 5-HTP, and tryptophan.


This is a little brown mushroom that grows on dung and has black spores. It has a cap that is less than 4 cm across, hygrophanous, conic to campanulate to plane, usually with an umbo. The gills are dark purplish black, crowded, with several tiers of intermediate gills.

Habitat and distribution

Panaeolus acuminatus is a mushroom that grows in grass and in dung. It has been found throughout North America and Europe and is very widely distributed.

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