Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. Lange

First published in Dansk bot. Ark., 9 (no. 6): 93 (1938)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Europe, Asia-Tropical, South America, North America, Australasia and China. It is used for food.


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.
Gregarious, cespitose.
Global distribution. Altitude: 50 – 2200 m a.s.l. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Chocó, Caldas, Caquetá, Meta, Santander, Valle del Cauca.
Saprotroph. - Undefined saprotroph. Habitat/ecology: on decaying wood, in chagras (fields originating from slash-and-burn agriculture) and in terra firme areas; in tropical forest; in paddocks.


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


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