Observation 120005: Coprinopsis acuminata (Romagn.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
When: 2012-12-14
No herbarium specimen

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By: Europe-coprinologist
2012-12-23 00:18:47 CST (-0500)

This is Coprinopsis acuminata, acute-acuminate pileus is characteristic of this species.

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By: Byrain
2012-12-15 06:38:55 CST (-0500)

I couldn’t see your images outside of the thumbnails before, now that I can open them I think the apical papilla and veil at the cap margin is kind of interesting. C. acuminata pics I am finding seem to have these features, but the size does seem to point towards C. atramentaria. I don’t recall ever seeing it on the material here, I would show you an obs to show what you what I mean, but large number of my pics don’t seem to work now… Do you have a better image of the stem?

They…
By: Caleb Brown (Caleb Brown)
2012-12-15 02:16:53 CST (-0500)

were fairly large, 7cm across maybe 15cm high.

How big are these?
By: Byrain
2012-12-14 22:55:41 CST (-0500)

Maybe you could consider C. acuminata too? http://www.grzyby.pl/...

Spore size should distinguish them.

Created: 2012-12-14 17:51:21 CST (-0500)
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