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Magpie ink cap fungus (Coprinus picaceus). The fungus is in the later stages of spore release, indicated by upturned cap. Spores are the reproductive cells of fungi. To see photographs of the cap at earlier stages of self- digestion see B250/1446 and B250/1447. Photographed in Normandy, France, in November.
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