Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Vilgalys, Hopple & Jacq. Johnson

First published in Taxon, 50 (1): 234 (2001)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Europe, South America, North America, Australia and China. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders and for food.


Present in:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Central European Russia, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, East European Russia, Eastern Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, North European Russia, North-Central U.S.A., Northeastern U.S.A., Northwest European Russia, Northwestern U.S.A., South European Russia, South-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A., Southwestern U.S.A., Spain, Sweden, Venezuela, Western Canada



  • Kingdom Fungi
  • Phylum Basidiomycota
  • Class Agaricomycetes
  • Order
  • Family
  • Genus
  • Species
    Coprinellus micaceus

Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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