gman asked in Science & MathematicsBotany · 1 decade ago

Help me identify this mushroom?

I found a mushroom growing in my lawn. it is about 7cm tall, the stem is about 1cm in diameter, the cap is about the size of a marble, is dark and black, and is about 2 cm tall and 2cm in diameter. The cap isn't very round, it is almost cubicle in shape. the stalk is whitish, and under the dark black cap the gills are also off-white. the mushroom was growing in grass in my yard and appeared after some rainfall. again, the cap is pitch black, but the rest is off-white.

i initially picked it in hopes that it was a shroom, but now i realize it isn't. now i'm curious what it is. i don't have any plans on eating it.

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