Observation 119946: Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson
When: 2012-09-14
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in my backyard about 4 meters away from oak tree. Shows a caespitose habit and has brown/black spore print.

Pileus: Golden brown cap with chocolate brown edges. Breadth 1.5 cm. Surface is dry, smooth, and silky.

Hymenophore: Free attachment; Gills are a even, dark chocolate brown and deliquescent. Length is up to 1.5 cm.

Stipe: Dry, silky, even, hollow, smooth, ivory stipe. Length about 4 cm with width up to 2 mm.

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Recognized by sight: Microscopy is needed to identify these to species, but C. micaceus is one possibility.

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By: Europe-coprinologist
2012-12-22 21:29:46 PST (-0800)
I think it may be Coprinellus sec. Domestici.

Created: 2012-12-14 11:58:22 PST (-0800)
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