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

Habitat:
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.

Description:
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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