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Coprinarius

Observed: 26th August 2012 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Coprinus
Coprinus (2)
Coprinus (3)
Description:

Tiny fungi on I think deer poo very hard to get focus good enough on it.I think it is a type of Coprinus

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

jhn7's picture

Coprinarius?

I can't find much info for this name, searches end up with Coprinopsis, Coprinus, Coprinellus. Any help please.
Superb find though - how delicate and so numerous.

Janet
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ispot

Coprinus in Jordans book but ispot was insisting on the above seems to grow on muck page 234 bottom left thought it looked a bit like C.patouillardii

Sheila

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jhn7's picture

Stem colour?

Yours look whiter. What about Coprinopsis nivea? They look snowy and Collins (p218) says margins are uplifted and split with age. Not sure about the fleecy fibrils though.

Janet
Certificate in Contemporary Science (Open)

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don'thave it

I haven't got the Collins guide so will have a look on the net,your right mine seemed all white ,I am not sure how many types there are.

Sheila

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flaxton's picture

It is a

It is a Coprinus/Coprinellus/coprinopsis but there are a few that grown on dung.