TQ7178 : Coprinus mushroom - near Lower Hope Point

taken 3 years ago, 3 km from Cliffe, Medway, Great Britain

Coprinus mushroom - near Lower Hope Point
Coprinus mushroom - near Lower Hope Point
I spotted this growing in rough grass on the landward side of the seawall, a short distance upstream from Lower Hope Point. I'm absolutely no expert, but the slender stem and slightly fluffy cap lead me to suspect that this fungus belongs in genus Coprinus.

Update, January 2016
This specimen didn't come to mind when I photographed a very similar fungus on Salisbury Plain last summer: SU1950 : Inkcap fungus growing from a cow-pat, Haxton Down I now suspect that the fungus growing at Lower Hope Point was Coprinus niveus. My one reservation is that the species typically grows on dung. I've examined other photos I took at the time, but can't say for sure that that was the case in this instance.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7147 7867 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.8597N 0:28.0785E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 7147 7867
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