Definition of Coprinus comatus
1. Noun. Common edible mushroom having an elongated shaggy white cap and black spores.
Generic synonyms: Agaric
Group relationships: Coprinus, Genus Coprinus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Coprinus Comatus
Literary usage of Coprinus comatus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1915)
"This investigation was delayed, however, until the autumn of 1914. Material of three species, coprinus comatus, atramentarius and micaceus, was studied, ..."
2. The Canadian Record of Science by Natural History Society of Montreal (1903)
"In October coprinus comatus and Coprinus atramentarius grow in large quantities near ... coprinus comatus, sometimes called the shaggy maned mushroom, ..."
3. Studies of American Fungi: Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, Etc by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"coprinus comatus, "shaggy mane," in lawn. grow on dung or recently manured ... coprinus comatus Fr. Edible.—One of the finest species in this genus is the ..."
4. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1905)
"The reasons for believing the host in this case to be coprinus comatus are as follows: The fungi in question are accompanied by growths of C. comatus only, ..."
5. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"... Fr. (old) i coprinus comatus, Fr. (mature) v coprinus comatus, Fr. (young) viii Puffball 4, 25 Corollas and honey, attractive to insects . ..."
6. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"coprinus comatus formed 5000000000 spores. Such discharge under normal ... E into two types, the coprinus comatus type and the Agaricus campestris type. ..."