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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 晶粒鬼傘
  • Russian
    • Навозник мерцающий
  • English
    • Glistening Inkcap
    • Mica Cap
  • Scientific Names
    • Coprinellus micaceus
    • Coprinus micaceus
  • German
    • Glimmertintling
  • Finnish
    • kiillemustesieni

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

libbiwu

Date

May 27, 2016 09:45 AM PDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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backtrack2002

Date

May 22, 2016 12:51 PM EDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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jacobogre

Date

May 21, 2016 07:00 AM EDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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lark2

Date

May 21, 2016 10:16 AM EDT

Description

Slimy cap, light brown on cap, dark brown gills, did not discolor when bruised,

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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nature_nate

Date

May 20, 2016 03:22 PM EDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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flosi

Date

May 19, 2016 12:17 PM EDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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miles4

Date

May 21, 2016

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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shwhite

Date

May 17, 2016 06:28 PM CDT

Description

Growing alongside driveway next to a place where a large tree used to be.

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

shwhite

Date

May 17, 2016 06:22 PM CDT

Description

Several days straight of rain. These emerges around what used to be the base of a tree.

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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nature_nate

Date

May 16, 2016 11:39 AM EDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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brandonlahey

Date

May 15, 2016 03:28 PM CDT

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Square

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

brandonlahey

Date

May 11, 2016 12:27 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Coprinellus micaceus is a common species of fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae with a cosmopolitan distribution. The fruit bodies of the saprobe typically grow in clusters on or near rotting hardwood tree stumps or underground tree roots. Depending on their stage of development, the tawny-brown mushroom caps may range in shape from oval to bell-shaped to convex, and reach diameters up to 3 cm (1.2 in). The caps, marked with fine radial grooves that extend nearly to the...

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