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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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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.

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 20, 2014

Description

Dozens and dozens of these growing from a log!

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

grahame

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

Growing at the base of a P. radiata stump.

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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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Observer

bevan

Date

April 13, 2014

Description

Under old Karo (Pittosporum crassifolium) tree.

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

April 11, 2014

Description

Psathyrellaceae: Coprinellus micaceus ? young ?

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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saniac

Date

March 30, 2014

Description

Small toadstools in lawn.

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Observer

katiew

Date

February 12, 2014

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

January 22, 2014

Description

Amanitaceae: Amanita sp.

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katiew

Date

January 8, 2014

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

tonyw

Date

October 15, 2013

Description

Strange place for shaggy inkcap mushrooms, high in the air on a rotting branch.

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Observer

steve_kerr

Date

January 31, 2013
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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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