Coprinopsis atramentaria, also known as Fairy Inkcap, is a cream white small agaric that grows on and around stumps and dying deciduous trees. The gills of this mushroom does not dissolve rapidly into an inky fluid, as many of the ink caps do.
broadly egg-shaped with pleated surface, cream-white at first, but becomes gray with age and is darker at center Gills
adnate, medium to closely spaced and white to gray-black coloured. Stem
thin and white.
Psathyrella pygmaea is a similar mushroom.
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