Shaggy ink cap Bläcksvamp

I found this outside my house recently.
It’s a funny fungus. First it is all a white beauty, then it transform to a ink colored beauty and in the end it explode and leave the ink on the ground.

Just look at this:

from wikipedia:

Coprinus comatus, the shaggy ink cap, lawyer’s wig, or shaggy mane, is a common fungus often seen growing on lawns, along gravel roads and waste areas.


23 comments on “Shaggy ink cap Bläcksvamp

  1. The lawyers’ wigs are left from a time when all the men at court wore wigs. At some point they modernized them a little, making them smaller and, I guess, less uncomfortable, but ever sillier looking. Why they can’t just get rid of them I don’t know, but Britain does love its traditions–especially the bizarre ones.

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