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

photo gallery of  Coprinellus disseminatus
photo gallery of  Coprinellus disseminatus potential confusions with  Coprinellus disseminatus toxicity of Coprinellus disseminatus genus Coprinellus  

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 .
here should be the distribution map of Coprinellus disseminatus in the forest of Rambouillet
Above : distribution map of Coprinellus disseminatus in the forest of Rambouillet

page updated on 14/01/18