Observation 187985: Coprinus comatus (O.F. Müll.) Pers.

When: 2014-11-10

Collection location: SE 76th and Division, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Plentiful in lawn area, just off parking lot.


In situ.
Another in situ shot. Notice base of fungus is above the soil, but still has lots of rhizomorphs extending outward. Second year I’ve found this fruiting here.

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Pleased to report
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-12 12:10:36 CST (-0500)

that a collection of this Coprinus comatus is in the hands of John P. Gully and his on-going battle with basal-cell carcinoms.

Created: 2014-11-10 16:46:44 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2016-12-12 23:09:18 CST (-0500)
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