Observation 23717: Coprinus calyptratus Peck

When: 2009-07-24

Collection location: Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Micah Courteau (waynegrompsky)

No specimen available


Proposed Names

-5% (4)
Recognized by sight
93% (3)
Recognized by sight: A true Coprinus. The chord is visible that runs down the middle of the stipe.

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2009-07-31 21:16:07 CDT (-0400)

I like the chord that you can still see in both images! Very cool.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2009-07-31 17:27:37 CDT (-0400)

ID was based on star-shaped calyptrate hat on the cap, the marginate bulb still in the soil and the dry habitat.

Why C. calyptratus?
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2009-07-31 13:27:57 CDT (-0400)

I agree with Darvin’s comment about it being a true Coprinus, but I’m not sure what he’s basing the species name on. How big were these?

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