Stropharia hemispherical (Protostropharia semiglobata) photo and description

Stropharia hemispherical (Protostropharia semiglobata)

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Strophariaceae (Strophariaceae)
  • Genus: Stropharia (Stropharia)
  • Species: Protostropharia semiglobata (Stropharia hemispherical)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Semicircular trouschling

Other names:

  • Semicircular trouschling

  • Psilocybe semiglobata

  • Stropharia semiglobata
  • Agaricus semiglobatus

Semicircular troschling

Collection time: from spring to autumn.

Location: on manure.


Sizes: ∅ up to 30 mm.

Color: ocher to lemon-colored, shiny if dry.


Color: pale yellow.

Shape: tubular.

Surface: Slightly scaly underneath.

Spore-bearing layer

Color: gray-olive, later brown-black.

Location: widely accrete (adnat).

ACTIVITY: none or very little.

Video about the mushroom Stropharia hemispherical: