Inky Caps > Coprinellus micaceus

Coprinellus micaceus

Coprinellus micaceus
(Mica Cap)


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.



Spore Print





Light Brown

Last Updated

Apr 28 2023 05:26 PM

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