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Jonathan - Shaggy inkcap - 7th October 2008

Observed: 7th October 2008 By: Jonathan
iSpot team
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Coprinus comatus
Description:

Shaggy inkcap seen this morning growing in grass by the roadside.
When I first saw this fungus yesterday it was a small tumescent little thing, and today, exactly 24hrs later, it is already aged and turning to ink as you can see in this picture. Amazing!

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

miked's picture

theres a lot of it about at

theres a lot of it about at the moment

Jonathan's picture

Where's my Goodspot?

Where's my Goodspot?

Jonathan
University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)

dejayM's picture

agree

Yes Mike, why didn't you agree, all those years ago?