Coprinopsis urticicola (Berk. & Broome) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
(an inkcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesCoprinopsis urticicola (an 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 urticicola (an inkcap) :
1: Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap)
25 May 2000 OSGR: SU56 51° 20' N, 1° 20' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on decaying leaves of Reed Sweet-grass
Image 1: Cap marginImage 2: FruitbodyImage 3: SporesImage 4: Spores (2)Image 5: Spores (3)Image 6: Veil cellsImage 7: Veil cells (2)

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 3 general literature references relevant to Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap)

Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 4 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap)
A tiny white inkcap fungus which grows, mainly in summer, on rotting Juncus, Carex, grasses, Urtica and other plant debris, particularly in damp places. Probably widespread in souhern England.
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