SP9208 : Coprinus micaceus

taken 4 years ago, near to Buckland Common, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Coprinus micaceus
Coprinus micaceus
The Micaceous (or glistening) Ink Cap (Coprinus micaceus) is a common member of the Ink Cap genus. They are named for the glittering tiny scales, like minuscule pieces of the silicaceous mineral mica, with which their caps are dusted. The technical term for this kind of powdery dusting is "pruinose".
These fruiting bodies were on the same rotting log as SP9208 : Coprinus - deliquescing.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9210 0803 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.8033N 0:40.0116W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 9210 0803
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