inky cap


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Related to inky cap: Coprinus atramentarius

inky cap

n.
Any of various mushrooms of several genera, especially Coprinus, having gills that dissolve into a dark liquid after maturation of the spores.
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ink′y cap`


n.
any mushroom of the genus Coprinus, esp. C. atramentarius, characterized by gills that disintegrate into blackish liquid after the spores mature.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.inky cap - having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have maturedinky cap - having a cap that melts into an inky fluid after spores have matured
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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Translations

inky cap

n (Bot) → Tintling m, → Tintenpilz m
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