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  • French
    • Coprin micacé
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 晶粒鬼傘
  • Russian
    • Навозник мерцающий
  • English
    • Glistening Inkcap
    • Mica Cap
  • Scientific Names
    • Coprinellus micaceus
    • Coprinus micaceus
  • German
    • Glimmertintling
  • Finnish
    • kiillemustesieni

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Recent observations

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

cedric_lee

Date

January 13, 2017 07:41 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

dlbowls

Date

January 5, 2017 04:30 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

dpom

Date

December 28, 2016 01:16 PM PST

Description

Mixed conifer/ hardwoods, (oak, tanoak, madrone, redwood, Doug fir)

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

ambermyshell

Date

December 24, 2016 02:30 PM PST

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What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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lgottlieb

Date

December 24, 2016 12:56 PM PST

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

wildmarin

Date

December 22, 2016 02:09 PM PST

Description

growing on a bay log; fragile stem and cap

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

lgottlieb

Date

December 22, 2016 11:12 AM PST

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

wildmarin

Date

December 15, 2016 11:32 AM PST

Description

only one or two seen growing in moss on ground among fallen, dead oaks and Cal. bays in wet meadow on a south-facing slope

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

damontighe

Date

December 12, 2016 04:31 PM PST

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

December 11, 2016 10:26 AM PST

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Square

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

milliebasden

Date

December 10, 2016 01:43 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

Observer

alan_rockefeller

Date

May 9, 2015
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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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