Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Humaria hemisphaerica

By marianomariano | Nature - mushrooms | 13 Sep 2019


Humaria hemisphaerica - Mushroom 10-35 mm in diameter, young hemispherical, then cup-shaped, slightly spread, usually without a stem. The outer surface is whitish, very dense, rusty brownish, the edge is also riddled. Inner surface, generic, smooth; off-white, grayish color.

Thin, waxy, phlegit, fragile, whitish flesh. Taste and smell imperceptible.

Occurrence: On bare ground or in mossy places, in various types of forests, in thickets, sometimes on decaying or charred wood. It usually grows in clusters, less often singly; from August to October. Quite common.

Value: Inedible mushroom.

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