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Coprinellus disseminatus   (Fairy Inkcap)
North America and Europe
Cap 0.5-1.5 cm diameter, stem 1.5-3 cm tall * 0.1-0.2 cm diameter
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Coprinellus disseminatus, also known as Fairy Inkcap, is a cream-white small agaric that grows on and around stumps and dying deciduous trees. The gills of this mushroom do not dissolve rapidly into an inky fluid, as many of the ink caps do.

Cap broadly egg-shaped with pleated surface, cream-white at first, but becomes grey with age and is darker at centre Gills adnate, medium to closely spaced and white to grey-black coloured. Stem thin and white.

Coprinellus disseminatus on the First Nature Web site.
Coprinellus disseminatus on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.

Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very hard to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. We recommend, because of this, that you don't eat wild mushrooms at all, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushrooms listed here.

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