Parasola leiocephala (P.D. Orton) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple
(bald inkcap)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesParasola leiocephala (bald inkcap)
GenusParasola (pleated 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 Parasola leiocephala (Bald Inkcap) :
1: Parasola leiocephala (Bald Inkcap) IDENTIFICATION UNCERTAIN
7 Oct 1982 OSGR: SU26 51° 20' N, 1° 40' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Cap - top view - close-upImage 2: Fruitbody - side view - in situImage 3: Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain downImage 4: Gills and stipe apex - close-upImage 5: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 6: Pleurocystidia - magnifiedImage 7: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 8: DescriptionImage 9: Description - contd

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references relevant to Parasola leiocephala (Bald Inkcap)

Parasola leiocephala (Bald Inkcap) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 1 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Parasola leiocephala (Bald Inkcap)
A small inkcap, closely resembling C. plicatilis (Little Japanese Umbrella) but differing in microscopic details. It is found on soil in grassy areas in woodland, often arising from small fragments of buried decayed wood. Previously known as Coprinus leiocephala.
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