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Shaggy Inkcap

Observed: 9th October 2012 By: stevenelawsonstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Found on a grassy bank next to a busy road in small clusters of threes and fours, many of the mushrooms were deliquescing to leave a black, inky liquid.
Stem is cylindrical and white.
White-to-pale brown cap is flecked with pale brown scales - it was this that made me think Shaggy Inkcap rather than Common Inkcap which, I believe, tends more toward grey and brown caps.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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