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Coprinus plicatilis.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Glimmeriger Scheibchentintling, Gyenge áltintagomba, Parasola plicatilis, Pleated Inkcap
Coprinus plicatilis Mushroom
Ref No: 7590
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Coprinus plicatilis2 Mushroom
Ref No: 7591
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
spore colour: Purplish to black
habitat: Found in fields, lawns or on roadsides

Coprinus plicatilis (Fr.) Fr. New syn. Parasola plicatilis
Glimmeriger Scheibchentintling Pleated Inkcap Cap 0.5–1.5cm high, cylindric-ovoid expanding to shallowly convex or flat with depressed centre, buff with cinnamon centre, soon deeply grooved and greying from margin inwards. Stem 30–70 x 1–2mm, white discolouring buff from the base upwards. Smell none. Gills clay pink then grey, finally black, hardly deliquescing. Spore print black. Spores ellipsoid to almond-shaped, 10–13-8.5–10.5um. Habitat in grass on lawns at pathsides. Season spring to late autumn. Common. Edible – not worthwhile. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Nerissa-Cesarina Urbani (Italy) - 20 October 2013

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Linda Simonsen (United States) - 24 July 2013

These are growing like crazy in my new grass area.
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Ann Flanigan (United States) - 03 July 2013

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Ann Flanigan (United States) - 03 July 2013

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 25 October 2012

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Kristina Trott (United States) - 08 September 2012

Growing in grassy strip beside sidewalk. Short life; mown or stepped on frequently.
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Pwauly x (United Kingdom) - 25 October 2011

From a recent foray in leicestershire, UK
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Rainier Austin (United States) - 11 July 2011

Found this in my front yard... Thought it was pretty so I took a few pictures.
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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 30 December 2010

Kalisz kaszubski.Poland
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 07 February 2009

Hungarian name, Gyenge áltintagomba
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 18 November 2008

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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 18 November 2008

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