Trying to get my head around Coprinellus section Micacei, especially in The Hague, but also from other regions in the Netherlands. Specifically the distinction between C. truncorum and C. saccharinus are very fuzzy. Some (Uljé; Noordeloos, Kuyper, Vellinga; Volders) mention C. saccharinus may be an iintermediate species between C. micaceus and C. truncorum, hence some of the characteristics may overlap.

- tabel:
- Breitenbach & Kränzlin. 1991. Pilze der Schweiz Band 4.
- Phillips, R. 1993. Paddestoelen van West-Europa.
- Noordeloos, M. E., Kuyper, Th. W. & Vellinga, E. C. 2005. Flora Agaricina Neerlandica Vol. 6.

Species Lists


Coprinellus truncorum Clean.jpg
Coprinellus truncorum Portrait Clean.jpg

Proposed Names

27% (2)
Recognized by sight: Lacks hairs on the stipe when looking through 10x magn. hand lens, but has erect fibers; cap paler, more ochre; brownish velum on the cap
Used references: see notes
Based on microscopic features: elliptic to very few submitriform spores

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could we possibly
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2017-08-20 21:45:33 CDT (-0400)

have this same species in North East Arizona?

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-08-02 02:46:48 CDT (-0400)

to coprinoid detective work!