Crumble Cap Coprinellus disseminatus (Persoon) J.E. Lange  Synonyms: Coprinus disseminatus.


Found in dense groups on hardwood debris, bark, or buried wood.


Cap: Pale yellowish-tan or gray, disc usually tan; minutely scurfy; hemispheric/bell-shaped/conical; deeply pleated. Gills: White becoming lack in age. Stalk: White/light tan/gray; smooth to minutely hairy; hollow; fragile. Small: Maximum 1.5 cm (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 22 records in the project database.

Crumble Cap (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (10/3/2009). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Crumble Cap (typical cluster of fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2012). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

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