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(family Coprinaceae)

A genus of fungi in which the mushroom-shaped fruit bodies are fragile and have a central brittle stipe. The spore print is black or dark brown. There are many species, found on the ground, on tree-stumps, etc., often growing in clumps.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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