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Inky Cap

Shaggy Mane - Inky Cap - Coprinus comatus

Description:

I found black liquid on top of this mushroom cap. I wrote PN for Project Noah with it. i have to do more research to see if the ink from mushrooms was possibly used in Fountain pens for writing. The pictures show how the mushroom originally started out . The end was a rolled up cap with a slender stem. It took about 2 days to turn from picture number5 t0 picture number 3

Habitat:

Under a tree.

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5 Comments

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

wow,, very interesting,

Hema
Hema 8 years ago

thanks.
Did you check to see what happened to the mushroom you spotted?
It probably ended up in this same way.

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 8 years ago

great spotting and info

Hema
Hema 9 years ago

It was awesome to see it turn into an inky cap!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Great spotting Emma! Love the writing :)

Hema
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Hema

Fresno, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 21, 2011
Submitted on Nov 21, 2011

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