Growing in wet soil mixed with wood chips
Growing from manuka log lying in damp litter and grass. Dark grey-brownish gills.
Dozens and dozens of these growing from a log!
Growing at the base of a P. radiata stump.
Growing at the base of an old P. radiata stump.
Under old Karo (Pittosporum crassifolium) tree.
Psathyrellaceae: Coprinellus micaceus ? young ?
Small toadstools in lawn.
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...