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This species is accepted, and is found in Asia-Tropical, Europe, South America, North America, Australasia and China. It is used for food.
Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. Lange

Wide distribution. In Colombia found in: El Peñón (Santander), Solano (Caquetá), Villavicencio (Meta), Quibdó (Chocó), El Carmen de Atrato (Chocó), La Cumbre (Valle del Cauca), Medellín (Antioquia). Alt. 50–2200 m.
Gregarious. Cespitose. Pileus: .3–1.5 cm diam., ovoid to campanulate, fragile; surface plicate-striated, dry, pulverulent or pruinous, white to greyish-white or dark gray in mature specimens; margin plicate-striated. Context: white to grayish. Hymenophore: lamellate, adnate, close or subdistant, concolorous with the pileus or with violet tints. Stipe: 1.6–2.1 cm long, central, cylindrical, brittle; surface shiny, fibrillose, white. Smell-Taste: not distinctive. Spore print: gray to almost black. Spores: ovoid to ellipsoid, smooth, conspicuous germ pore, reddish brown.
Undefined saprotroph. On decaying wood, in chagras (fields originating from slash-and-burn agriculture) and in terra firme areas, in tropical forest, in paddocks. Saprotroph.

Use Food Mushrooms
Part used: Basidiome. Species reported as edible, although it is not widely used. It is not specified if it is used in Colombia

Present in:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Australia, Austria, Brazil, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Eastern Canada, Ecuador, France, Germany, Great Britain, Great Britain, Great Britain, Hungary, India, Italy, Jamaica, Martinique, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, North-Central U.S.A., Northeastern U.S.A., Northwestern U.S.A., Norway, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Romania, Slovenia, Solomon Is., South-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A., Southwestern U.S.A., Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Western Canada

Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. Lange appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Dansk bot. Ark., 9 (no. 6): 93 (1938)


Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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