Beyond The Veil

Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus)

I came across this mushroom on the edge of a woodland path growing amongst rotting leaf litter. Notice the tiny white flecks on the cap which are fine scales and the remains of a thin, fine veil.

Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus)

Photographs of Glistening Inkcap (Coprinellus micaceus), taken December 2016, local woodland path, Staffordshire. ยฉ Pete Hillman 2016. Camera used Nikon D7200, with Sigma 105mm macro lens.

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8 thoughts on “Beyond The Veil

  1. Absolutely beautiful. I love a nice shroom. I took some photos on Friday of some crackers hidden away behind shrubbery along a canal. No one in my online mushroom group has been able to identify them either, which is very unusual. I’ll put them up in a post. You’ve inspired me!

    – Esme waving whilst making (legit) shroom soup upon the Cloud

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