Observation 160775: Coprinopsis atramentaria (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo

When: 2014-03-03

Collection location: Cottonwood, Arizona, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

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Cluster just starting to emerge from disturbed soil (moist clay/sand) by the side of a pathway. Lots of buried decayed wood. We’ve found many of these in this area but not at this early stage which is fun to see.

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Recognized by sight: Gray cap, free white gills deliquescing, shaggy fibrous stuffed to hollow stem

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Stumps of small willows
By: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)
2014-03-06 09:26:52 CST (-0600)

and cottonwoods that were cleared for construction of the pathway some years ago.

Nice find!
By: Nimmo (barky)
2014-03-06 05:27:16 CST (-0600)

the buried decayed wood was from construction, or natural processes?

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