Common: Common Inkcap
Latin: Coprinus atramentarius
Eating notes: Can cause a range of symptoms if consumed with alcohol.
Cap: 3-8cm. Conical with irregular margin. Grey-brown, paler towards edge.
Gills: Free and crowded. Initially white, then black and finally deliquescing
Stem: Off-white, smooth. A ring zone can sometimes be seen a the base of the stem
Habitat: In groups on the ground. Often growing from buried wood.
Frequency: Very Common