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Scientific Name:Coprinus comats; Family Coprinaceae;

Order Agaricales

Habitat: Grassy areas, clearings in forests, hard packed soil.

Color: Light brown

Size: Cap is 3-5 cm in diameter, 4-15 cm in height, stalk is 2.5-15 cm long, 0.3-1 cm thick

Gills: Free, crowded

Spore Print:Black

Edibility: Edible, with caution - DO NOT MIX WITH ALCOHOL

Characteristics: The cap is a very distinctive bell shape, with brownish and black scales. Ranges throughout North America. It has two seasons, May-early June, and September - October

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