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  • English
    • Glistening Inkcap
    • Mica Cap
  • Scientific Names
    • Coprinellus micaceus
    • Coprinus micaceus
  • German
    • Glimmertintling
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Recent observations

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

chrismoody

Date

May 14, 2014 10:22 AM BST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

petemella

Date

October 26, 2013

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

mica cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

mmerz1

Date

June 4, 2014

Place

Ravenna Park (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

June 7, 2014 12:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

ryanfielden

Date

June 7, 2014 01:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

susanelliott

Date

June 5, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

laurastracke

Date

May 18, 2014 02:18 PM CDT

Description

Next to a flower bed.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hongo Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

ragnarok

Date

May 11, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Hongo Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

manesalinas

Date

August 3, 2009

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

pete_woods

Date

May 6, 2014 09:42 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

dnydick

Date

April 27, 2014 01:29 PM EDT

Description

Dark, free gills.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

April 26, 2014

Description

The cap has tiny flecks, which resemble mica, that wash or wear off as it matures. It deliquesces, the spores becoming an ink-like liquid. C. micaceus grows on dead wood.

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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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