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

Usually at lower elevations in the city at the base of trees or stumps usually cottonwood or growing from buried rotten wood. Deliquescing (liquifying 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. Only young fresh specimens should be eaten.

Last Updated:
Jul 20 2021 01:02 PM