Species: Coprinellus species Go Back
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Description:
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Historically known as C. micaceus which is a Northern Hemisphere species that does not ex ist in NZ. Instead, we have several look-alike native species. It has a creamy or fawn cap with glistening particles over the surface of the young fruit bodies that disappear with age.
 
Common name: Mica ink-cap, Glistening ink-cap
Found: Grasslands
Substrate: Berried decaying wood
Spore: Black
Height: 80 mm
Width: 35 mm
Season: Any time of the year after rain.
Edible: Yes
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Macro images:
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Coprinellus speciesScale bar  
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Coprinellus speciesScale bar  
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 Scale = 10 mm.
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Coprinellus speciesScale bar  
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  Scale = 10 mm.
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Coprinellus speciesScale bar  
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  Scale = 7.5mm.
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Coprinellus speciesScale bar  
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  Scale = 20mm.
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