Observation 207121: Coprinellus radians (Desm.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson

When: 2015-06-17

Collection location: Karaganda city parks, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.89861° 73.0375° 523m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Coprinus radians (Desm.) Fr., Coprinaceae, Agaricales. (Orange-mat Corpinus, навозник оранжевый или штриховатый).

Orange-brown small bell-shaped crowded mushroom.

Cap: 1.5-3.5cm wide, egg-shaped when young then bell-shaped, light orange-brown up to dull orange-yellow; wrinkled lined toward orange top centre. Cap surface covered with whitish coarse dust and mealy granules when dry. Flesh is whitish and fragile when young.
Gills: attached, close up to crowded, narrow or moderately broad, pinkish-white or light lilac up to purplish-black and inky when died.
Stalk: 5-10cm long, 0.3-0.6cm thick and sometimes slightly enlarged toward base; white up to whitish, hollow; somewhat silky and indistinct fibrous.
Veil: universal and leaving evanescent (after rains) whitish mealy granules.
Edibility: too small and fragile mushroom and young period is very short.
Habitat: common kind in rainy time, crowded clusters nearby a deciduous wood base. This location is under trees between buildings.
Season: May – September.


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