Mica caps growing in the garden


Mica cap, Coprinellus Micaceus, mushrooms grow in a garden with decomposing wood. “[Mica caps] get their nutrients from decomposing or buried wood. You will spot them in stumps or around logs from trees with broad leaves,” foragingguru.com states. “Mica caps will consume the host tree’s bark, … According to studies, the fungus may also exist as an endophyte, meaning it can occupy a healthy tree’s woody tissues without triggering disease signs.”