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Coprinus comatus

2 Shaggy Ink Cap at Red Hill Nature Reserve

Coprinus comatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019
Coprinus comatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019
Coprinus comatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019
Coprinus comatus at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019
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Identification history

Coprinus comatus 31 May 2019 Heino1
Coprinus comatus 28 May 2019 JackyF

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Author's notes

Large numbers of fruiting bodies over a wide area (about three times the area in photo 2), close to where a sighting of Shaggy Ink Caps was confirmed several weeks ago.

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Nearby sightings

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Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF Erodium cicutarium (Common Storksbill, Common Crowfoot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2020 by TomT Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2020 by LisaH Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Aug 2020 by JackyF Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Aug 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2020 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Aug 2020 by JackyF Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jul 2020 by JackyF Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000 Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jun 2020 by LisaH Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 May 2020 by LisaH Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 May 2020 by kieranh Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by JackyF Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2020 by LisaH Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 May 2020 by LisaH Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Apr 2020 by JackyF Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH Phylloporus sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Mar 2020 by kieranh Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2020 by JackyF Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2020 by JackyF Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT Salpichroa origanifolia (Pampas Lily of the Valley) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Oct 2019 by JackyF Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Oct 2019 by JackyF Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Sep 2019 by JackyF Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Aug 2019 by LisaH Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Jul 2019 by LisaH Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2019 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2019 by JackyF Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2019 by TomT Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2019 by TomT Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2019 by JackyF Lepiota s.l. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2019 by JackyF Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019 by LisaH Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by Ratcliffe Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jun 2019 by JackyF Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jun 2019 by LisaH Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 May 2019 by TomT Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019 by TomT Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2019 by TomT Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Apr 2019 by JackyF Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019 by JackyF Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019 by JackyF Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Jan 2019 by TomT Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by TomT Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 by JackyF Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 by JackyF Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Nov 2018 by JackyF Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Nov 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Nov 2018 by JackyF Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 May 2018 by Ttochtron Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2018 by JackyF Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Apr 2018 by JackyF Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Apr 2018 by JackyF Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2018 by JackyF Sedum sp. (A stonecrop) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2017 by ACTParks-InvasivePlantsTeam Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2017 by KL Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2017 by roymcd
Hemicordulia tau (Tau Emerald) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Dicranolaius bellulus (Red and Blue Pollen Beetle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Feb 2021 by JackyF
Erodium cicutarium (Common Storksbill, Common Crowfoot) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Sep 2020 by TomT
Egernia cunninghami (Cunningham's Skink) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Sep 2020 by LisaH
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Aug 2020 by JackyF
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 25 Jul 2020 by BIrdsinCanberra
Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 6 Jul 2020 by JackyF
Accipiter cirrocephalus (Collared Sparrowhawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2020 by Ct1000
Eolophus roseicapillus (Galah) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jun 2020 by LisaH
Pyrrholaemus sagittatus (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2020 by tom.tomward@gmail.com
Pycnoporus coccineus (Scarlet Bracket) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 May 2020 by LisaH
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 May 2020 by kieranh
Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 May 2020 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 May 2020 by JackyF
Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 May 2020 by LisaH
Chlorophyllum/Macrolepiota sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 May 2020 by LisaH
Aquila audax (Wedge-tailed Eagle) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Apr 2020 by JackyF
Platycercus elegans (Crimson Rosella) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Apr 2020 by TomT
Inopus rubriceps (Sugarcane Soldier Fly) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 7 Apr 2020 by LisaH
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Phylloporus sp. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Mar 2020 by kieranh
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Mar 2020 by JackyF
Glycine tabacina (Variable Glycine) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Mar 2020 by LisaH
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 28 Nov 2019 by TomT
Salpichroa origanifolia (Pampas Lily of the Valley) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Eucalyptus cinerea subsp. cinerea (Argyle Apple) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 8 Oct 2019 by JackyF
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Pachycephala pectoralis (Golden Whistler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Eucalyptus polyanthemos (Red Box) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 18 Sep 2019 by JackyF
Pyrrholaemus sagittata (Speckled Warbler) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Aug 2019 by LisaH
Sericornis frontalis (White-browed Scrubwren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Jul 2019 by LisaH
Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Trametes versicolor (Rainbow Fungus) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Colluricincla harmonica (Grey Shrike-thrush) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2019 by TomT
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jul 2019 by TomT
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jul 2019 by JackyF
Scleroderma sp. (Earth balls) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Lepiota s.l. at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 21 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Trichoglossus moluccanus (Rainbow Lorikeet) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 Jun 2019 by LisaH
Laccaria sp. (A white-spored mycrorhizal mushroom) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Pogona barbata (Eastern Bearded Dragon) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 Jun 2019 by Ratcliffe
Ptilonorhynchus violaceus (Satin Bowerbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Jun 2019 by JackyF
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jun 2019 by LisaH
Acanthiza lineata (Striated Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT
Ptilotula penicillatus (White-plumed Honeyeater) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 May 2019 by TomT
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 May 2019 by TomT
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 May 2019 by TomT
Smicrornis brevirostris (Weebill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 12 May 2019 by TomT
Coprinus comatus (Shaggy Ink Cap) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 24 Apr 2019 by JackyF
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 9 Jan 2019 by JackyF
Rhipidura fuliginosa (Grey Fantail) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Jan 2019 by BIrdsinCanberra
Accipiter fasciatus (Brown Goshawk) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 1 Jan 2019 by TomT
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT
Pardalotus punctatus (Spotted Pardalote) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 29 Dec 2018 by TomT
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 17 Dec 2018 by TomT
Oriolus sagittatus (Olive-backed Oriole) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Acanthiza chrysorrhoa (Yellow-rumped Thornbill) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 23 Nov 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Eucalyptus mannifera (Brittle Gum) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 14 Nov 2018 by JackyF
Malurus cyaneus (Superb Fairywren) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 26 Oct 2018 by BIrdsinCanberra
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 22 May 2018 by Ttochtron
Cracticus torquatus (Grey Butcherbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 19 May 2018 by JackyF
Utetheisa pulchelloides (Heliotrope Moth) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 11 Apr 2018 by JackyF
Tiliqua scincoides (Eastern Blue-tongue) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 4 Apr 2018 by JackyF
Eurystomus orientalis (Dollarbird) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 27 Jan 2018 by JackyF
Sedum sp. (A stonecrop) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 30 Dec 2017 by ACTParks-InvasivePlantsTeam
Corcorax melanorhamphos (White-winged Chough) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 20 Dec 2017 by KL
Myiagra rubecula (Leaden Flycatcher) at Red Hill Nature Reserve - 31 Oct 2017 by roymcd

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 26 May 2019 04:31 PM Recorded on
  • JackyF Recorded by
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