List of Coprinopsis species

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The following is a list of the species of the genus Coprinopsis in the family Psathyrellaceae. Coprinopsis was split out of the genus Coprinus based on molecular data. The species Coprinopsis cinerea is a model organism for mushroom-forming basidiomycota, and its genome has been recently been sequenced completely.

Coprinopsis atramentaria from Commanster, Belgium

Below, the scientific names of the mushroom are given along with their common names and additional information.

At the bottommost part of this list are some references which may help in providing much more information.


Coprinopsis cinerea from Commanster, Belgium
Coprinopsis picacea in a French wood
Coprinopsis atramentaria located in Santa Clara Co., California, USA


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  • Michael Kuo, Fred Stevens. Mushroom Expert