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    • Specht-Tintling
    • Elstern-Tintling
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    • Coprinopsis picacea
    • Coprinus picaceus
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    • Magpie Inkcap

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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finrod

Date

December 4, 2015

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Square

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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finatic

Date

September 6, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

Description

Gila County, Arizona, US

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Square

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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upupa_epops

Date

October 7, 2015 03:42 PM CEST

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Square

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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jaykeller

Date

September 6, 2015 10:08 AM PDT

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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hermannfalkner

Date

November 5, 2011 02:41 PM CET

Place

Wienerwald (Google, OSM)

Description

Taxon: Coprinopsis picacea (Synonyms, according to Index fungorum - species fungorum: Agaricus picaceus, Coprinus picaceus)
2011-11-05 Lower Austria, district Mödling - Wienerwald (560 msm Quadrant 7863/3)
German name: Specht-Tintling
ID source: Wikipedia
Habitat: mixed broadleaf forest, calciferous ground (chalk but also dolomite)
Occurrence: quite common in Wienerwald region
Remarks about life cycle: As most Coprinus sp. (this one here has been split off to the new taxon Coprinopsis) the cap of this mushrooms begins to dissolve as soon as the fruiting body is maturing; different stages of dissolvement are shown in the photos.

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Square

What

Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

Observer

valter

Date

December 26, 2009 09:53 AM WET

Description

Location: Europe > Portugal > Algarve

Date Photo Taken: December 26, 2009

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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andyk

Date

May 16, 2015 09:47 AM CDT

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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eraskin

Date

September 16, 2006

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Square

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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sarachiarello

Date

December 21, 2014

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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meallen12

Date

December 9, 2014 12:25 PM PST

Description

Mushroom!

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

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caius

Date

April 21, 2014

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Magpie Inkcap Coprinopsis picacea

Observer

finrod

Date

October 12, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

seen a few, also called Coprinus picaceus

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Description from Wikipedia

Coprinopsis picacea is a species of fungus in the Psathyrellaceae. It is commonly called Magpie Fungus. It is native to Britain. It was first described in 1785 by French mycologist Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard in 1785 as Agaricus picaceus.

No range data available.
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