Identification: Inky oysters??

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  1. hudakore

    hudakore Active Member

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    The other day I found a stack of 3 rather large mushrooms that I thought might be Oyster mushrooms. I pulled one out and it had really black gills. The next day I was amazed to find that they had all 'melted' into this big inky puddle. Any idea what they could have been?
     
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    truly impossible to ID without a picture, but since you're turned to a black globby mess, it was probably something in the Coprinus family.
     
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    Many of the Agaricus family will 'ink' out also? But as MycoRob said...impossible to know without a photo. :o(
     
  4. hudakore

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    Here are 2 photos that may not tell you much but still may be helpful.
     

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    C.Wick Active Member

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    I'll stick with my possible Agaricus?
    Others may have an better idea........Glad to see photos! (my imagination without them stinks...lol)
     
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    Yup, clearly an Agaricus.
     
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    Thank you.
     

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