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Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Sparassis crispa

9 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Sparassis crispa grows in a tangled sphere with a diameter of up to 61 cm. The flakes that carry the spore surface are flat and curly, reminiscent of lasagna pasta and are white to creamy-yellow. When they are young, they are hard and rubbery, but l...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (common names include toothed jelly fungus, false hedgehog mushroom, cat's tongue, and white jelly mushroom) is an edible mushroom. Although bland, it can be candied or marinated. A widely distributed species, it is found in...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Sparassis crispa

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Hericium coralloides is a saprotrophic fungus, commonly known as the coral tooth fungus. It grows on dead hardwood trees. When young, the fungus is soft and edible, but as it ages the branches and hanging spines become brittle and turn a light shade...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Suillus variegatus

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Suillus variegatus, commonly referred to as velvet bolete or motley bolete, is a species of edible fungus of the genus Suillus. Like all species similar to boletus, it has pipes and leeks instead of gills under the hat. Occurs in North America and E...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Suillus granulatus

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Suillus granulatus is a posed Suillus fungus in the Suillaceae family. It is similar to the related S. luteus, but it can be distinguished from its non-ring. Like S. luteus, it is an edible fungus that often grows in symbiosis (mycorrhizae) with pin...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Strobilurus esculentus

5 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Strobilurus esculentus is a very common, edible mushroom of the genus Strobilurus. It can often be found in spring on fallen spruce cones. The cap is convex, brownish grey, and grows 1 to 3 cm in diameter. It can also be off-white or brownish-bla...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Morchella Conica

5 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Morchella Conica, the true morels, is a genus of edible sac fungi. These distinctive fungi have a honeycomb appearance due to the network of ridges with pits composing their cap. Morels are prized by gourmet cooks, particularly in French cuisine. Du...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera

5 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera - The parasol mushroom - is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. It is a fairly common species on well-drained soils. It is found solitary or in groups and fai...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Laetiporus sulphureus

4 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Laetiporus sulphureus is a species of fungus (mushrooms growing on trees) occurring in Europe and North America. Its common names are Crab-in-woods, sulfur, sulfur shelf and chicken-in-forest. Its fruity bodies grow like striking golden-yellow, rese...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Clathrus archeri

4 Oct 2019 1 minute read comments marianomariano

Clathrus archeri, commonly known as the stinking octopus or the devil's fingers, is a fungus that has global distribution. The young fungus grew from the eggs of the subgroup, forming four to seven elongated slender arms, initially straightened and...