Observation 59142: Coprinopsis atramentaria (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo

When: 2010-05-12

Collection location: Long Hunter State Park, Davidson Co., Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Adamo (adamo588)

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By: Eric Smith (esmith)
2010-11-18 17:08:05 HST (-1000)

both of these “varieties” you’re talking about here in NY.

By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-11-18 16:36:37 HST (-1000)

The east coast and west coast collections of C. atramentaria look different. The east coast material has a smaller cap which could almost be mistaken for C. micaceus, while the collections from the west coast have more elongated caps that look kind of like C. comatus without the scales.

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