Coprinus

noun Cop·ri·nus \ˈkäprənəs, kəˈprīnəs\

Definition of Coprinus

  1. :  a genus of black-spored agarics of the family Agaricaceae in which the pileus breaks down at maturity into an inky fluid — see shaggymane

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Origin and Etymology of coprinus

New Latin, from Greek koprinos of dung, from kopros dung; from the habitat of some species — more at copr-


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