The Fungi World (423) : Magpie Inkcap

The Fungi World (423) : Magpie Inkcap

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Mark Billiau.


Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

The Fungi World (423) : Magpie Inkcap

The magpie inkcap is a striking shaped fungus with an unpleasant smell that appears usually in beech forests.
A rare species !

The white spots on its beautiful black cap are the remainders of a veil when it was very young.

Dutch name : Spechtinktzwam
German name : Spechttintling (auch Elsterntintling genannt)
Latin name : Coprinus picaceus

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