SZ7799 : Coprinus plicatilis (or similar)

taken 4 years ago, near to West Wittering, West Sussex, Great Britain

Coprinus plicatilis (or similar)
Coprinus plicatilis (or similar)
This little fungus is either Coprinus plicatilis or any one of a dozen very similar species that can only be told apart with a microscope. Sometimes known by the common name "(Little) Japanese Umbrella". In this quite mature example, the cap has become almost translucent. The cap is about the size of a 2p piece.
Though theoretically edible, it is so tiny and insubstantial as to be not worthwhile.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 17 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 778 994 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.3695N 0:53.8153W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 778 994
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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