Observation 204483: Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson
When: 2015-05-17
(49.8986° 73.03749° 523m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Coprinus micaceus, Coprinaceae, Agaricales. (Mica Cap, Навозник мерцающий).

Light orange-brown up to dull orange-yellow bell-shaped crowded mushroom.
Cap: 2-5cm wide, egg-shaped when young then bell-shaped and radially furrowed, light orange-brown up to dull orange-yellow; margin radial lined opposite gills. Cap surface covered with white glistening coarse dust when dry. Flesh is white and fragile when young.
Gills: attached, close up to crowded, moderately broad, pinkish-white or light lilac up to dark purplish-brown and some inky when died.
Stalk: 4-8cm long, 0.5-1cm thick and often slightly enlarged toward base; white up to whitish, somewhat silky and indistinct fibrous; sometimes hollow when old.
Veil: universal and leaving evanescent (after rains) mica-like dust.
Edibility: good when gills are whitish.
Habitat: common kind in rainy time, crowded clusters on partially rotten wet deciduous woods or nearby a wood base.
Season: May – September.

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Coprinellus sect. Micacei
By: Claude Kaufholtz-Couture (Claude Kaufholtz-Couture)
2015-05-18 12:34:57 EDT (-0400)

Have the measures spores and shape?
cKc

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