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

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

dwest

Date

December 14, 2014 02:32 PM PST

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

December 8, 2014 10:57 AM PST

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

Light orange shimmering cap, bell shaped to convex. Darker gray towards margins. Margins become frayed and liquefy with age.

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

heatherrackley

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

On decaying wood under Acer macrophyllum (bigleaf maple). Flavor and smell is mild.

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

December 6, 2014 03:06 PM PST

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

November 29, 2014 04:28 PM PST

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

vanjac03

Date

October 24, 2014

Description

Found off the farm trail after a day of rain. Growing in the crevice between two large branches of a big leaf maple in large clusters. No longer shiny, likely washed off by the rain. Bell shaped cap, mushroom heights ranging from 4-6 cm.

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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

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

wlud

Date

November 15, 2014 09:18 AM PST

Description

Under madrone in forest or madrone, Douglas fir

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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
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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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