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Hare's foot inky cap  Coprinopsis lagopus,Fall,Geotagged,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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''Coprinopsis lagopus'' is a species of fungus in the Psathyrellaceae family. Until 2001, the species was known as ''Coprinus lagopus''; advances in the understanding of phylogenetic relationships between the various coprinoid species led to a major reorganization of that genus. It is a delicate and short-lived fungus, the fruit bodies lasting only a few hours before dissolving into a black ink – a process called ''deliquescence''. The vague resemblance of the young fruit body to the paw of a.. more

Similar species: Gilled Mushrooms
Species identified by morpheme
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Uploaded Oct 11, 2018. Captured Oct 9, 2018 17:03 in Huckleberry Trail, Seattle, WA 98118, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/1.0
  • 1/2s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm