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Monday, 31 August 2015

Magpie Fungus

Monday Mushroom #78

I've been hoping to find one of these striking, easy to identify ink caps for years. Finally spotted one in a beech wood in Sussex. Or at least most of one.
Magpie Inkcap - Coprinopsis picacea
There were three white stumps nibbled off at ground level right next to it.

Magpie Inkcap - Coprinopsis picacea
 Still, there was just about enough left to make a decent photo. :-)

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