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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of hymenomycetous fungi, many species of which grow upon dung. The gills after maturity deliquesce and form an inky fluid. Coprinus comatus is edible.

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  • n. genus of black-spotted agarics in which the cap breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid; sometimes placed in its own family Coprinaceae

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