Observation 88440: Coprinus sterquilinus (Fr.) Fr.
When: 2012-03-02
No herbarium specimen

Notes: growing out of horse dung.

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Based on microscopic features: 17-26 × 10-15 µm

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By: Byrain
2012-03-02 23:06:06 CST (-0500)

I looked at the picture again of the older specimens and noticed the annulus, not sure how I missed it before. Has to be Coprinus, C. sterquilinus looks good.

By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-03-02 22:46:44 CST (-0500)
will do…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-03-02 22:01:28 CST (-0500)


By: Byrain
2012-03-02 21:53:40 CST (-0500)

Could you post pics as it matures?

the new pictures…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-03-02 21:50:49 CST (-0500)

are a different specimen growing in the same tub.
the “older” specimens looked exactly like this when younger.
i will post pictures of the newer specimen when mature.

New pictures
By: Byrain
2012-03-02 21:43:12 CST (-0500)

Don’t really look like the older specimen you posted earlier, the uv remnants don’t really look right nor does the stature. I would of thought the older specimen was something similar to Coprinopsis lagopus, the newer one more like Coprinus. Compare with observation 83847.

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