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Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. Lange (Fairy Inkcap, Crumble Cap, Fragile Inkcap)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Cullington, P., 2014 Some Interesting Finds at the BMS Autumn Foray in East Anglia, October 19-26, 2013
Redhead, S.A., 2001 (Colour photograph) Bully for Coprinus - a story of manure, minutiae and molecules
Schafer, D., 2001 Coprinus species at the Grantley Hall Foray

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Coprinellus disseminatus (Fairy Inkcap, Crumble Cap, Fragile Inkcap)

Coprinellus disseminatus may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
(a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
(a genus of inkcaps)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 feeding and other relationships of Coprinellus disseminatus (Fairy Inkcap, Crumble Cap, Fragile Inkcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small toadstool which grows in large troops on old stumps, dead wood or soil near buried wood. It is common throughout the British Isles.
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