Coprinopsis micaceus (edible).
Atkinson felt strongly about the usefulness of his photographs, and felt them most often superior to drawings and paintings: "That they accurately portray the habit and specific characters of the plants I am convinced by the experiene of my little boy of eight years. While selecting the illustrations for this study one evening, I showed him the photographs, told him the names of each and the parts of the mushroom. The subject was not mentioned again until a week later when I brought in a few specimens of one of the species. "What is the name of this?" I said. "That's the shaggy-mane," he said."1