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Shaggy Ink Cap

Observed: 12th October 2011 By: nathdcfcnathdcfc’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Shaggy Ink Cap
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Tom123's picture

This mushroom is edible,

This mushroom is edible, however there is a similar species the Common Ink Cap, Coprinus atramentarius. which when eaten with alcohol can become poisonous.

Martincito's picture

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat! Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Given my success rate at correctly identifying them, I stick to mushrooms from shops!