Observation 18460: Coprinopsis romagnesiana (Singer) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
When: 2009-02-09
No herbarium specimen

Notes: By itself in low spot near trail, not associated with anything in particular that I could see; CAP 3-4" wide, white with brownish scales and fibrils, thin disintegrating margin; GILLS gray turning inky black, free; STIPE long and slightly curved, white and smooth in top half, scaly/fibrillose in bottom half; SPORE black (visible on gill face at 20x); VEIL scales/fibrils on cap and bottom half of stipe all probably remnants of a universal veil?

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Recognized by sight: The stature looks a lot closer to Coprinopsis atramentaria than Coprinus comatus. However, the cap ornamentation is closer to the true Coprinus.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-02-17 01:59:13 PST (-0800)

The fibrils or patchy coloured streaks on the lower part of the stipe are pretty distinct, though I don’t know any deliquescing species off hand with that characteristic.

Telling the difference between Coprinus and Coprinopsis
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2009-02-15 20:51:59 PST (-0800)

It would be really interesting to see a vertical cut through the stipe. True Coprinus has a thread running through the center of the stipe.

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