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!psilocybin (n.) 1958, from Modern Latin psilocybe, name of a Central American species of mushroom, from Greek psilos "bare" (akin to psen "to rub") + kybe head! Source: see external link Psilocybe in OED)"
!Psilocybe (family Strophariaceae) A genus of fungi in which the fruit bodies are mushroom-shaped. The cap is moist and fleshy, and is typically more or less conical. The spore print is purplish-brown or brown. Psilocybe species are found on dung, twigs, lawns, etc. When eaten, the fruit bodies have hallucinogenic properties! From: encyclopedia.com
Kingdom: Fungi --Phylum: Basidiomycota ---Subphylum: Hymenomycotina ----Class: Agaricomycetes -----Subclass: Agaricomycetidae ------Order: Agaricales -------Family: Strophariaceae --------Genus: PsilocybeSee the external link: Psilocybe Genus.