Family: Psathyrellaceae
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Fungi:> Basidiomycota:> Agaricomycetes:> Agaricales:> Coprinaceae:> Coprinellus, Coprinopsis, Parasola, Psathyrella.
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These agarics have black spore and in many the cap is tall and narrow with crowded gills. Spores are shed at the margin first then gradually move up towards the strip. As this happens the depleted part of the cap dissolves into an inky fluid. This process of self-destruction continues till all that remains is a black stained stem. 
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Genus: Coprinellus
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Coprinellus micaceus
Coprinellus micaceus
Coprinellus disseminatus
Coprinellus disseminatus
   
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Genus: Coprinopsis
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Coprinopsis atramentaria
Coprinopsis atramentaria
Coprinopsis lagopus
Coprinopsis lagopus
Corpinus stercoreus
Coprinopsis stercoreus
   
Coprinopsis sp.
Coprinopsis sp.
Coprinopsis sp.
Coprinopsis sp.
   
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Genus: Parasola
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Parasola plicatilis
Parasola plicatilis
    
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Genus: Psathyrella
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The genus Psathyrella are thin caped and white stem. But the caps do not self digest as do the coprinus. Some also have brown spores rather then black. 
Psathyrella asperospora
Psathyrella asperospora
Psathyrella bipellis
Psathyrella bipellis
Psathyrella candolleana
Psathyrella candolleana
   
Psathyrella sp.
Psathyrella species
Psathyrella sp.
Psathyrella species
   
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