Coprinus comatus

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Noun1.Coprinus comatus - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black sporesCoprinus comatus - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores
agaric - a saprophytic fungus of the order Agaricales having an umbrellalike cap with gills on the underside
Coprinus, genus Coprinus - genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
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THE Liverpool Botanical Society recorded an impressive list on a recent trip to Fresh field's pines, with shaggy inkcap, the deceiver, yellow coral fungi and false chanterelle among a long list of scores of fungi.
Our most distinctive fungus, fly agaric, with its red cap and white spots is familiar to all since childhood, and is the illustrators' favourite for nursery rhymes and fairy tales - well they could hardly use shaggy inkcap could they?
p Jim Brady called with news of comma and red admiral butterflies in Prescot Vicarage walled garden in the second week of October, shaggy inkcaps at Martin Mere, and up to 2,000 woodpigeons roosting the pines at Mere Sands.