Name: Coprinopsis atramentaria (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Coprinopsis atramentaria

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo

Citation: in Redhead, Vilgalys, Moncalvo, Johnson & Hopple, Taxon 50(1): 226 (2001)

Deprecated Synonyms: Coprinellus atramentaria, Coprinus atramentarius (Bull.) Fr., Agaricus atramentarius Bull., Pselliophora atramentaria (Bull.) Fr.

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Psathyrellaceae

Genus: Coprinopsis

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The cap of C. atramentaria is 3cm to 6cm in height and has a conical tip (Image 1). The base of the cone can be as wide as 10cm in diameter. Gray to light brown in color. The gills are white but can turn into a black slurry or “ink”. The stem is 8-15cm high and 6-12cm in diameter.


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