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

Habitat:
Coniferous Forest, at the base of trees or stumps. Usually growing from buried rotten wood. Deliquescing (liquifying to ink) with age.

Description:
Very similar to the Alcohol Inky but smaller in size, with small scales on the cap and with a more tan / brown color. Only young fresh specimens should be eaten.

Warning: Not to be consumed with Alcohol. There have been reports of adverse effects.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

 
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