Glistening Ink Cap

  • cap has radial grooves
  • young cap is covered in granules
  • cap becomes black and inky when old
  • clusters at base of trees/stumps
  • spore deposit is blackish
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Look-alikes in Alberta

A number of potentially poisonous mushrooms are superficially similar but do not match all the key characteristics.

See also Coprinopsis atramentaria.

Related topics: Edible Berries of Alberta - Edible Plants of Alberta
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