Common Inkcap - Coprinopsis atramentaria
Egg shaped, expanding with age, radially grooved, grey, often with a brown centre, to about 7 cm across.
On dead wood (often buried) from deciduous trees.
Spring to autumn.
Often grows in clumps.
Widespread and common in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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