Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.:Fr.) J.E. Lange
common name(s) : Fairy Inkcap, Trooping Crumble Cap, Fairies' Bonnets
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Psathyrellaceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Agaricomycetideae/Agaricales/Coprinaceae
synonyms: Coprinus disseminatus, Pseudocoprinus disseminatus, Psathyrella disseminata
(unconfirmed synonyms: Psathyrella disseminatus)
edibility : poisonous
The cap is ochre to yellow then grey.
The cap surface is smooth, not viscid nor sticky.
The flesh is unchanging; its taste is faint; the odour is not distinctive;
its texture is fibrous.
The gills are adnate, distant .
The spore print is black. This species is saprophytic.
It grows on dead wood.
The fruiting period takes place from April to December.
|Dimensions:|| width of cap approximately 1 cm (between 0.5 and 2 cm) |
| ||height of stem approximately 3 cm (between 0.5 and 5 cm) |
| ||thickness of stem (at largest section) approximately 1.5 mm (between 0.3 and 3 mm) |
Chemical tests : none.
Distinctive features : on stumps or buried wood; gills black not deliquescing
Coprinellus disseminatus is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is frequent, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Coprinellus disseminatus in the forest of Rambouillet |
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