Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Psathyrellaceae
Species: Coprinopsis atramentaria (Bull.) Redhead, Vilgalys & Moncalvo
Synonyms: Agaricus atramentarius
Agaricus luridus
Agaricus plicatus
Agaricus sobolifer
Coprinus atramentarius
Coprinus atramentarius var. soboliferus
Coprinus luridus
Coprinus plicatus
Coprinus soboliferus
Common Name: Common Inkcap


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Coprinopsis atramentariaPhotographer:  Roy Anderson
Photographer: Roy Anderson

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Beech (3)
Poa (3)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Salix (1)
Poaceae (1)
Picea abies (1)
Larix (1)
Fraxinus excelsior (1)
Acer pseudoplatanus (1)
Abies procera (1)
Alnus glutinosa (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (11)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (7)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland (4)
Woodland: broadleaved (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Built up area, domestic (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)
Valley alderwoods on neutral-alkaline soils (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (15)
Soil Grassy (14)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Soil Leaves (2)
Buried Wood (1)
dead stump (1)
Dead Wood (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (3)
April (1)
July (2)
August (4)
September (19)
October (33)
November (9)
December (1)