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.
- Gregarious. Cespitose. Pileus: .5–3.5 cm diam., ovoid to parabolic when young and campanulate when mature; surface light brown-orange, striated on disc to yellow-brown towards margin with fine white granules; margin striated, curved. Context: pale yellow. Hymenophore: attached lamellae, crowded, white when young to blackish-brown when mature, with a grayish margin. Stipe: 2–7 cm long, central, uniform, surface smooth to fibrillose, silky, white to yellowish. Smell: of macerated plants. Taste: not distinctive. Spore print: brownish-black. Spores: subelipsoid, smooth, reddish brown.
- Gregarious, cespitose.
- Global distribution. Altitude: 1700 – 2600 m a.s.l. Colombian departments: Cundinamarca, Valle del Cauca.
- Saprotroph. - Undefined saprotroph. Habitat/ecology: on lawns, along sidewalks; in riparian forest and paddock.
- Use Food Mushrooms
- Part used: Basidiome. Reported as edible in other countries. In Colombia there are no uses reported in this category.
- Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
- Part used: Basidiome. Used as medicinal in Hong Kong. In Colombia there are no uses reported in this category.
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