Gymnopilus dilepsis, also known as the Magic Blue Gym is widely distributed and common in the Pacific Northwest.
It has a rusty orange spore print and a bitter taste and contains the hallucinogen psilocybin. It was given its
current name by mycologist Rolf Singer in 1951.
Habitat: Coniferous wood chips, stumps, logs and lignin rich humus – Climate: Temperate
Gymnopilus dilepsis grows gregariously to cespitosely on stumps, logs, and woodchip mulch/sawdust on hardwood and conifers. Gymnopilus dilepsis grows in spring, fall, and winter.