Info • Psilocybe cubensis v1.0


Genome sequencing of Psilocybe cubensis was not conducted at the DOE Joint Genome Institute, rather it was initiated and carried out by the Department of Pharmaceutical Microbiology at the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany. The genome was then annotated using the JGI annotation pipeline.

Summary statistics for the Psilocybe cubensis v1.0 release are below.
Genome Assembly
Genome Assembly size (Mbp) 41.30
Sequencing read coverage depth 1.0x
# of contigs 4194
# of scaffolds 2939
# of scaffolds >= 2Kbp 777
Scaffold N50 84
Scaffold L50 (Mbp) 0.13
# of gaps 1255
% of scaffold length in gaps 0.6%
Three largest Scaffolds (Mbp) 1.02, 1.00, 0.72

Gene Models FilteredModels1
length (bp) of: average median
gene 1711 1433
transcript 1325 1095
exon 211 130
intron 75 59
protein length (aa) 442 365
exons per gene 6.29 5
# of gene models 13361


Dirk Hoffmeister, Hans Knöll Institute, Germany

Genome Reference(s)


This project was not sequenced at the JGI.