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Unidentified Fungus

Observed: 30th October 2013 By: Bugsnapper
Unidentified Fungus F3416

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

Species interactions

No interactions present.


ben rigsby's picture

Looks like it might well be

Looks like it might well be Glistening Ink Cap C micaceus. You can see the powdery veil vestiges on the caps.

Paul Roberts's picture

Could be

Could easily be C. micaceus but also C. truncorum looks more or less identical, including veil remnants. C. micaceus has a more downy stem but can't really tell from this pic.

ben rigsby's picture

Thank you kind Sir for

Thank you kind Sir for alerting me to a lookalike Coprinus species i was previously blissfully unaware of! :)

Paul Roberts's picture

Would like to say otherwise

Would like to say otherwise but I was blissfully unaware of either of these fungal doppelgangers until I spotted one (or was it the other one) a couple of days ago.