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Fungus. Coprino micaceo

Coprinellus micaceus


MACROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION: - Hat: Ovoid 2 to 4 cm in diameter that evolves to campanulate. Ribbed and fluted longitudinally. Brown in color with a darker apex that degrades to the perimeter. It is covered with remnants of the universal veil like whitish ocher grains. Margin, striated, irregular, curved flat. - Blades: Free, narrow, white, then gray and that turn black due to the maturation of the spores and are deliquescent. - Foot: Cylindrical 4-10 high by 0.1-0.3 cm. radio. White, bulbous, silky and ringless. - Meat: Thin, scarce. No appreciable smell or taste.


They generally appear in groups on stumps or decayed wood debris. It is saprophytic and fructifies in numerous groups, in a fasciculate manner, from spring to autumn.

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eulalia rubio
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eulalia rubio

Valencia, Comunidad Valenciana, Spain

Spotted on Mar 7, 2021
Submitted on Mar 7, 2021

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