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

In grasses under cottonwood trees growing from buried rotten wood, or rotten roots. Also found in the mountains under aspen and conifers.

They are very similar to the Mica Cap Inky but larger and greyer in color.

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:
Jul 20 2021 01:00 PM