inky cap Coprinus comatus

Please try to include photos to show all parts of the fungus, eg top, stem, and gills.
Note any smells, and associated trees or plants (eg oak, birch). A spore print can be very useful.
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inky cap Coprinus comatus

Post by robert » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:11 pm

Came across this mushroom on the side of a road, it was the only one standing alone and tall and looked like it had a little slit in it which looked black, I didn't pick it for a spore print as it was the only one and judging from the mica I took a spore print from these inky mushrooms get messy!! Would this be a correct identification? research shows that these are maybe what are called wigs or judges!!! I find the aminita family easy to identify from first glance, but I would like to expand my knowledge in the kingdoms of fungi.
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Re: inky cap Coprinus comatus

Post by adampembs » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:31 am

I agree with your ID.
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