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IMG_2091

Observed: 26th November 2011 By: JAW946
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
JAW946’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
IMG_2091
Description:

Cluster on a mixture of grass, fresh leaf litter and twigs. Larger caps approx 6cm across colour slate grey when damp and beige when dry. Some are half and half. Stipes approx 1.5 cm diam and approx 8cm long. the smaller cap at the front seems to have an inky deposit that has dripped on it from the gills above.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

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This is rather a strange one

This is rather a strange one as Flaxton says and does indeed have aspects of Coprinopsis atramentaria and Psathyrella. On balance I think I'd plump for giving it at genus level and go with the Coprinus.