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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Psathyrellaceae: Coprinopsis lagopus (Fr.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo, 2001

Coprinopsis lagopus – hare's foot inkcap

Synonyms: Agaricus lagopus, Coprinus lagopus.

Common names: hare's foot inkcap, Woolly-stalked Coprinus.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Coprinopsis lagopus is a species of fungus in the family Psathyrellaceae. Until 2001, the species was known as Coprinus lagopus; advances in the understanding of phylogenetic relationships between the various coprinoid species led to a major reorganization of that genus. It is a delicate and short-lived fungus, the fruit bodies lasting only a few hours before dissolving into a black ink – a process called deliquescence. The vague resemblance of the young fruit body to the paw of a white rabbit has earned this species the common name harefoot mushroom.

Dutch: Hazenpootje (paddenstoel), Finnish: Jänönmustesieni, German: Hasenpfote (Pilz), Hungarian: Gatyás tintagomba, Lithuanian: Ilgakotis mėšlagrybis, Polish: Czernidłak srokaty, Romanian: Bălegar pufos, Russian: Навозник пушистый, Swedish: Dunbläcksvamp.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Hare's foot inkcap mushrooms (<B>Coprinopsis lagopus</B>) on a lawn on Anderson Street. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-08.htm">November 8, 2017</A>
LinkHare's foot inkcap mushrooms (Coprinopsis lagopus) on a lawn on Anderson Street. College Station, Texas, November 8, 2017
Location on maps1000-1070 Anderson St, College Station, TX 77840, USA

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