Observation 185424: Coprinopsis P. Karst.
When: 2014-07-31
(49.8913° 73.0346° 522m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Coprinus plicatilis Psathyrellaceae, Agaricales. (Навозник складчатый, гриб-зонтик гофрированный).

Light-gray small fragile umbrella-like mushroom with rare patches
Cap: 2-4cm wide, light-gray or smoky, somewhat bluish tint, bell-shaped or convex up to almost flat, radial grooved and pleated, with irregular white patches or white “dust”; dull brownish-yellow tiny blunt knob. Old cap is radial split and curled up.
Gills: almost free, narrow or middle wide, distant with additional short gills, white.
Stalk: 5-10cm long, white 2-5mm thick, some fibrous and hollow.
Habitat: small groups or large areas with closely scattered tiny mushrooms in pine-tree forest with some elm (Ulmus densa) and maple (Acer negúndo). This mushroom appears quickly after rain, when soil with leaves is wet.
Edibility: no data.
June – August.



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Recognized by sight: there are distinct fibrous veil remnants on the pileus of the smallest specimens in the photo

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Veil on cap
By: Byrain
2014-10-31 08:08:38 PDT (-0700)

Parasola species don’t have the veil on the cap.

Coprinus plicatilis photos are matches better.
By: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)
2014-10-31 07:34:55 PDT (-0700)

I checked other photos of Coprinopsis P. Karst. Mushroom stalks are velvety or covered with small scales. Observation № 185424 has thin smooth stalk and no any remnats of veil on stalk (only irregular patches above a cap.

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