Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Encoelia furfuracea

By marianomariano | Nature - mushrooms | 14 May 2019


Mushroom reaches up to 15 mm in diameter and up to 2 mm in thickness; the young fruiting bodies are hollow, have a spherical shape; during puberty, they open, become flat and have a starry shape; in their youth they have a coffee color, beige, cinnamon, and their surface is covered with tiny scales of a slightly lighter color; as the skin matures, an inner surface appears, which is smooth and cinnamon-red to red-brown or even black.

Flesh pale brown, thin and hard; there is no smell and taste.

Occurrence: Sporocarps grow from cracked bark on dead branches of alder and hazel, usually in clusters of a few or a dozen pieces, although they are also found singly; they can be found in winter and early spring; they are rare.

Value: Unaffected fungus.

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