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Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson (Glistening Inkcap)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Coprinellus micaceus (Glistening Inkcap)

Coprinellus micaceus 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. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 12 feeding and other relationships of Coprinellus micaceus (Glistening Inkcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A very common, medium-sized inkcap which grows singly or in large clusters on frondose stumps and logs. It can be found throughout the year. The young cap is covered with glistening mica-like particles which give rise to both the English and scientific names.
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