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Coprinus atramentarius (Bulliard,) Fries
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Yibailingba Gou. Off road from Xiangcheng to Daocheng, ca. 20 km from Xiangcheng. Gorge with steep slopes running perpendicular to road and tributary of Suoqu He. Vegetation of large Pinus and Picea and mixed smaller, broadleaved deciduous trees of Acer, Prunus spp., Rhamnus, Sageretia, Syringa, Betula, etc. throughout and large trees of Populus along stream. 29°3'30"N, 99°57'23"E; 3238-3440 m.
On soil under trees dominated by Quercus and Picea. Pileus egg shaped when young, becoming convex in age, with shallow grooves, umbonate, edge deliquescing, easily separated from stipe. Lamellae crowded, white when young, soon becoming dark gray from edge toward center, then black, and deliquescing to a black, inky fluid in age. Stipe white, subcylindrical, with a fugacious annulus, thicken downwards. Context very thin.
Zai-Wei GE
81 11 July 2004
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