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Pleated inkcap

Coprinus plicatilis


This is a mushroom that has rigid cap with a yellow spot in the middle.The back is also frilled.They like to grow in moist dark conditions in dirt.They were about 2 inches long with a cap of .5-1 inch long.Parasola plicatilis is a small saprotrophic mushroom with a plicate cap (diameter up to 35 mm).


Semi-urban, Fort Worth, Texas.


They were multiple caps in one pot all different sizes from 8 mm. to 30 mm. cap.It is a widely distributed species in Europe and North America.

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Spotted on May 13, 2020
Submitted on May 14, 2020

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