Coprinus micaceus
(Mica Cap)
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Location: Colorado, San Juan Mountains & Colorado Springs
Spore Print: Black
Edibility: Edible
Color: Light Brown

Usually found at lower elevations in the city at the base of trees or stumps usually cottonwood or growing from buried rotten wood. Deliquescing (liquefying to ink) with age.

Very similar to the Alcohol Inky but smaller in size, with small scales on the cap and with a more tan / brown color. Typically found in large clusters. Very common in the spring into early summer.

Last Updated:
Jun 02 2022 10:30 AM

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