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Pleated Inkcap (Coprinus Plicatilis)


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A common species in open grassy areas, it has a grey-white cap that soon flattens and a dark orange brown disc at the centre and a tall fragile stem. It is found spring to late autumn. Short lived, it appears overnight and withers by noon.

14th Oct 2005 by Diane Earl

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