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  • English
    • Glistening Inkcap
    • Mica Cap
  • Scientific Names
    • Coprinellus micaceus
    • Coprinus micaceus
  • German
    • Glimmertintling
  • Spanish
    • Hongo

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Recent observations

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

temminicki

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

Small shaggy mushroom growing on a log in a creek bed

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

wlud

Date

November 15, 2014 09:18 AM PST

Description

Under madrone in forest or madrone, Douglas fir

Photos / Sounds

Observer

finrod

Date

November 14, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Hongo Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

leonardoramos

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

El ambiente era cálido, si le pegaba el Sol a este Hongo pero ligeramente.
Lo encontre aislado de la gente, con muchos arboles alrededor.

Estaba al lado justamente de algunos troncos.

Había muchos hongos cercanos éste.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 31, 2014 03:45 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

October 27, 2014 01:36 PM PDT

Description

Growing in wet soil mixed with wood chips

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Date

October 25, 2014 02:50 PM PDT

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Observer

cooperj

Date

April 6, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

Growing from manuka log lying in damp litter and grass. Dark grey-brownish gills.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

Dozens and dozens of these growing from a log!

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

grahame

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

Growing at the base of a P. radiata stump.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

grahame

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

Growing at the base of an old P. radiata stump.

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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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