inky cap

noun

Definition of inky cap 

: a mushroom (genus Coprinopsis, especially C. atramentaria) whose pileus deliquesces into an inky fluid after the spores have matured

called also ink cap

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First Known Use of inky cap

1923, in the meaning defined above

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