Coprinus

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Related to Shaggy Ink Cap: Coprinus comatus, shaggy mane
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Noun1.Coprinus - genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluidCoprinus - genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
Agaricaceae, family Agaricaceae - large family including many familiar mushrooms
Coprinus atramentarius, inky cap, inky-cap mushroom - having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured
Coprinus comatus, shaggy cap, shaggymane, shaggymane mushroom - common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores
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Coprinus comatus (shaggy ink cap or shaggy mane), to be precise.
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