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

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Gierczyk, B., Kujawa, A., Pachlewski, T., Szczepkowski, A. & Wójtowski, M., 2011 Rare species of the genus Coprinus Pers. s. lato
Uljé, C.B. & Noordeloos, M.E., 1997 Studies in Coprinus IV - Coprinus section Coprinus, subsection and revision of subsection Alachuani.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap)

Coprinopsis urticicola 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 4 feeding and other relationships of Coprinopsis urticicola (an inkcap)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) 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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