Thursday, October 29, 2009

Fungi On The Coconut Palm- Coprinus sp.

Fungi on dead coconut palm at Kg Sg Ramal Dalam Kajang.

Close-up of black cap mushroom

Common Name: Black cap mushroom
Scientific Name: Coprinus sp.
Substrate/habitat: dead tree, especially palm tree (coconut tree)
Location: Kg Sg Ramal Dalam, Kajang, Selangor Darul Ehsan.
Photo by: Johari Jalinas
Id by: Gerrit J. Keizer


  1. Booth Courtenay, Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. 1982. A Field Guide to Mushrooms and Their Relatives.
  2. Gerrit J. Keizer. 2007. The Complete Encylopedia of Mushrooms. Rebo Publsihers.
  3. Ronald Rayner. 1979. Mushrooms and Toadstools- 37 species identified with 220 colour photographs. The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1979

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