Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Coprinaceae
Species: Coprinus atramentarius (Bull.) Fr.
Synonyms: Agaricus atramentarius
Agaricus fimetarius
Coprinus atramentarius var. soboliferus
Coprinus soboliferus
Common Name: Common Inkcap
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Coprinus atramentariusPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
Photographer: Roy Anderson

Photographer:  Roy Anderson
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Abies procera (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Beech (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Poa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (9)
Woodland: mixed (9)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: broadleaved (5)
Woodland (4)
Built up area, domestic (2)
Ornamental gardens (2)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Scrub (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Boundaries: earth bank (1)
Boundaries: intact hedge (1)
Built-up areas (1)
Cultivated/disturbed land: amenity grassland (1)
Cynosurus cristatus-Centaurea nigra grassland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Other habitat (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Small parks and city squares (1)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Buried Wood (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Soil (1)
Soil bare (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
April (1)
July (2)
August (3)
September (17)
October (36)
November (10)
December (1)