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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

judielaine

Date

December 9, 2014 02:46 PM PST

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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kueda

Date

January 11, 2015 12:21 PM PST

Description

Growing from the stump of what looked like toyon.

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Square

Date

January 7, 2015 03:24 PM PST

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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leslie_flint

Date

January 5, 2015

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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miketroll

Date

December 23, 2014 04:49 PM PST

Description

under cow patty

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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dominic

Date

December 14, 2014

Description

Found on a dead oak tree branch. Had spores.

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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dwest

Date

December 14, 2014 02:32 PM PST

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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damontighe

Date

December 8, 2014 10:57 AM PST

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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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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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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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damontighe

Date

December 6, 2014 03:06 PM PST

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Mica Cap Coprinellus micaceus

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damontighe

Date

November 29, 2014 04:28 PM PST
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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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