Coprinopsis picacea (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
(magpie inkcap, magpie fungus)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCoprinopsis picacea (magpie inkcap, magpie fungus)
GenusCoprinopsis (a genus of inkcaps)
FamilyPSATHYRELLACEAE (a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
SubphylumAGARICOMYCOTINA
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus) :
1: Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)
7 Oct 2000 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
large troop of old toadstools around Beech tree
Image 1: Fresh fruitbodyImage 2: Group of mostly old fruitbodiesImage 3: Group of mostly old fruitbodies (2)Image 4: Group of old fruitbodiesImage 5: Old fruitbodies
2: Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)
1 Oct 2000 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
under Beech
Image 1: Cap scales - close-upImage 2: Fruitbody - young - in situImage 3: Fruitbody - young - in situ (2)Image 4: Fruitbody - young - side viewImage 5: Stipe base - close-up
3: Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)
24 Sep 1981 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Button - side view - in situImage 2: Cap - old - side viewImage 3: Fruitbodies - young - side view - in situImage 4: Fruitbody - old - side view - in situImage 5: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 6: Pleurocystidium - magnifiedImage 7: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 8: Veil hyphae from cap - magnifiedImage 9: Veil hyphae - magnifiedImage 10: DescriptionImage 11: Description - contd
4: Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)
29 Oct 1977 OSGR: SU73 51° 10' N, 0° 60' W Vice County: North Hants (VC 12) England
in Beech wood
Image 1: Cap - close-up - side view - in situImage 2: Cap - close-up - side view - in situ (2)Image 3: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 4: Fruitbody - side view - in situ (2)Image 5: Fruitbody - young- side view - in situImage 6: Gills and stipe apex - close-up - in situImage 7: Gills and stipe apex - close-up - in situ (2)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 5 general literature references relevant to Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)

Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Coprinopsis picacea (Magpie Inkcap, Magpie Fungus)
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