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Common Name:Inky Cap
Genus / Species:Coprinus atramentarius

Santiam Wagon Road - - - November 8, 2002

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Eel Lake Trail - - - - - October 20, 2009

Notes:Also known as Tipplers Bane. This second interesting common name is derived from the fact a bad chemical reaction occurs if this mushroom is eaten up to 24 hours after alchohol has been consumed. The drug Antabuse is derived from this mushroom.
Reference:A Field Guide to Western Mushrooms by Smith / Simon & Schuster's Guide to Mushrooms by Pacioni / All That the Rain Promises, and Arora