Shaggy Ink-cap mushrooms

Shaggy Ink-Cap mushrooms, Strathspey I found this patch of Shaggy Ink-Caps in a shady  woodland .  Newly formed they are fresh and white, with a characteristic scaly appearance.  As the cap grows and matures it starts turning black and dissolves into a black ink, thus exposing fresh spores. Young specimens can be sliced lengthways and […]