BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

Parasola plicatilis (Curtis) Redhead, Vilgalys & Hopple (Pleated Inkcap, Little Japanese Umbrella)

Sets of Photographs

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

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Holden, MN., 1989 (Colour photograph) Fungi in gardens.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 general literature references to Parasola plicatilis (Pleated Inkcap, Little Japanese Umbrella)

Parasola plicatilis 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)
(pleated inkcaps)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 1 feeding and other relationships of Parasola plicatilis (Pleated Inkcap, Little Japanese Umbrella)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) A small fragile toadstool of lawns and grassy places. It is common throughout the British Isles. There are several similar species. Previously known as Coprinus plicatilis.
British records 2611
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