Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Psathyrellaceae

Coprinopsis radiata  (Bolton) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo

A striking inkcap when young with its floccose veil fragments. These are soon lost as it matures and the cap eventually deliquesces into an inky mess.
Found on old dung and manure heaps

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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