Observation 83959: Coprinus calyptratus Peck
When: 2011-12-02
Who: BloomWilde
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Average size when fully grown: baseball
Smell: barely any smell
Habitat: garden mulches (They were growing on very old mulches, though the picture shows new mulches, which were recently implemented.)

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Coprinus comatus
By: Europe-coprinologist
2012-01-28 17:20:40 CST (-0600)

Hello.

The apical shell of star-shaped pileus, is a characteristic of Coprinus calyptratus, but not the only one. Coprinus comatus, also has a general veil that sometimes breaks into a star. Coprinus calyptratus pileipellis has a much more ephemeral, and at maturity the hyphae of the pileus presents a much more desilachado, and not as compact as copies of photographs. I do not think are copies of C. calyptratus. I would argue that they are C. comatus.

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