Coprinus atramentarius
(Alcohol Inky)
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Location: Colorado
Spore Print: Black
Edibility: Edible, with Caution
Color: Tan / Grey

Habitat:
In grasses under Cottonwood trees growing from buried rotten wood, or rotten roots. Also found in the mountains under Aspen and Conifers.

Description:
They are very similar to the Mica Cap Inky but larger.

Warning: This species is not to be consumed with Alcohol or even several days before and after. This mushroom can give you coprine poisoning when consumed with alcohol. Otherwise, its is a fine edible very much like the Shaggy Mane. Deliquescing (liquifying to ink) with age.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

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