Habitat: Bovine, Equine Dung and Enriched
65-90mm in diameter, convex to broadly convex to nearly plane at
maturity. Brown maturing to golden brown to light yellow. Surface dry with fine
persistent remnants of universal veil on cap (spots). Flesh white soon bruising
Stem: 125+ mm in length, yellowish. Flesh
bruising bluish green where injured. Persistent membranous annulus (ring) from
partial veil that becomes dusted with purple brown spores at maturity.
Gills: Attachment adnate to adnexed.
Grayish coloration in young fruit bodies becoming nearly black in maturity.
Spores: Dark purplish brown, subellipsoid
on 4-spored basidia.
Strain Origins: Koh
Samui Super Strain came from
a prolific Koh Samui isolate. There is much debate over whether KSSS is
actually a "Super Strain". Some people swear by it, some long for the
original. Some think it is less varied in appearance than the original.