Coprinopsis nivea (Pers.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
(snowy inkcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCoprinopsis nivea (snowy inkcap)
GenusCoprinopsis (a genus of inkcaps)
FamilyPSATHYRELLACEAE (a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Coprinopsis nivea (Snowy Inkcap) :
1: Coprinopsis nivea (Snowy Inkcap)
28 Oct 1998 OSGR: SU87 51° 30' N, 0° 40' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on sheep dung
Image 1: SporeImage 2: SporesImage 3: Spores (2)

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references relevant to Coprinopsis nivea (Snowy Inkcap)

Coprinopsis nivea (Snowy Inkcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Coprinopsis nivea (Snowy Inkcap)
One of the largest of our dung inkcaps growing on cattle and horse dung. The young cap is densely covered in pure white meal.
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