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magpie fungus

Coprinopsis picacea


Thin stem, brown edges around top, spots found in middle of top.


Found in wood mulch.

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Ava T-B 4 years ago

Hello Dawn Lopez-Garanzuay, and Welcome to the Project Noah community! We hope you like the website as much as we do. There are many aspects to the site and community. The best way to get started is to read the FAQs at where you can find all the tips, advice and "rules" of Project Noah. You, like the rest of the community, will be able to suggest IDs for species that you know (but that have not been identified), and make useful or encouraging comments on other users' spottings (and they on yours). There are also "missions" you can join and add spottings to. See Note that most missions are "local". Be sure not to add a spotting to a mission that was outside of mission boundaries or theme. Each mission has a map you may consult showing its range. We also maintain a blog archive where we have posted previous articles from specialists from different geographical areas and categories of spottings, as well as wildlife "adventures.” So enjoy yourself, share, communicate, learn. See you around!

Thank you CorduneanuVlad. Do you happen to have a link to a site where we can look up more information on this fungus? We appreciate you sharing your knowledge!

CorduneanuVlad 4 years ago

This is an old Coprinus Picaceus

Texas, USA

Spotted on Oct 5, 2016
Submitted on Oct 16, 2016

Spotted for Mission

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