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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Psathyrellaceae: Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E.Lange

Coprinellus disseminatus – fairy inkcap

Synonyms: Agaricus digitaliformis, Agaricus disseminatus, Agaricus minutulus, Agaricus striatus, Coprinarius disseminatus, Coprinus digitaliformis, Coprinus disseminatus, Coprinus floridanus, Psathyrella disseminata, Psathyrella minutula, Pseudocoprinus disseminatus.

Common names: fairy inkcap, Trooping Crumble Cap.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Coprinellus disseminatus (formerly Coprinus disseminatus; commonly known as "fairy inkcap" or "trooping crumble cap") is a species of agaric fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae. Unlike most other coprinoid mushrooms, C. disseminatus does not dissolve into black ink (deliquesce) in maturity. The species was given its current name in 1939 by Jakob Emanuel Lange. The mushroom is edible.

Dutch: Zwerminktzwam, Finnish: Parvimustesieni, German: Gesäter Tintling, Hungarian: Sereges tintagomba, Japanese: イヌセンボンタケ, Lithuanian: Išsėtinis mėšlagrybis, Polish: Czernidłak gromadny, Russian: Навозник рассеянный, Swedish: Stubbläcksvamp.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Fairy Bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a tree stump in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-03-04.htm">March 4, 2018</A>
LinkFairy Bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a tree stump in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, March 4, 2018
Location on mapsWolf Pen Creek Trail, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Fairy Bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-03-04.htm">March 4, 2018</A>
LinkFairy Bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) in Wolf Pen Creek Park. College Station, Texas, March 4, 2018
Location on mapsWolf Pen Creek Trail, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Fairy bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-09.htm">June 9, 2019</A>
LinkFairy bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2019
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fairy bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on rotting wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-09.htm">June 9, 2019</A>
LinkFairy bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on rotting wood in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2019
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fairy bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-09.htm">June 9, 2019</A>
LinkFairy bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2019
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Masses of fairy bonnet mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-06-09.htm">June 9, 2019</A>
LinkMasses of fairy bonnet mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a stump in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, June 9, 2019
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Fairy inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-09.htm">April 9, 2020</A>
LinkFairy inkcap mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, April 9, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Young fairy inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-09.htm">April 9, 2020</A>
LinkYoung fairy inkcap mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, April 9, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Masses of young fairy inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-09.htm">April 9, 2020</A>
LinkMasses of young fairy inkcap mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) on a mossy side of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, April 9, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Young fairy inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) among moss of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-09.htm">April 9, 2020</A>
LinkYoung fairy inkcap mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) among moss of a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, April 9, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Fairy inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinellus disseminatus</B>) and resurrection fern with moss on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-04-09.htm">April 9, 2020</A>
LinkFairy inkcap mushrooms (Coprinellus disseminatus) and resurrection fern with moss on a fallen oak on Lone Star Hiking Trail near Pole Creek in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, April 9, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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