Chapter 8. The Analysis of Psilocybin and Psilocin from Fungi

  1. Michael D. Cole

Published Online: 17 JUN 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470868007.ch8

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

The Analysis of Controlled Substances

How to Cite

Cole, M. D. (2003) The Analysis of Psilocybin and Psilocin from Fungi, in The Analysis of Controlled Substances, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470868007.ch8

Author Information

  1. Anglia Polytechnic University, Cambridge, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 JUN 2003
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2003

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471492528

Online ISBN: 9780470868003

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Identification of Psilocybin- and Psilocin-containing Mushrooms

    • Identification of Fungal Species from Morphological Characteristics

    • Identification of Psilocin and Psilocybin Using Chemical Analysis

    • Quantification of Psilocin and Psilocybin by HPLC

  • The Identification of Psilocybin- and Psilocin-containing Fungi Using DNA Profiling

  • References