Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Plicaturopsis crispa


Plicaturopsis crispa - Fungus laterally, more or less eccentrically attached to the ground; sometimes it adheres completely to the ground.

A hat from 10 to 20 mm in diameter, fan-shaped, shell-like (young bell-shaped fruiting bodies); margin unevenly cut. Beige to ocher brown, sometimes light brown or red-brown. Sometimes clearly zoned (yellow or red-brown stripes). Young fruiting bodies have a whitish edge and a felt surface.

Hymenophore veined (reminiscent of plaques), whitish to yellowish, initially may be slightly bluish. Branch lines connected with each other.

Stem short or missing at all.

The pulp is very thin and sandy. Dried fragile. No clear smell. Mild taste.

Occurrence: All year round (except in the period of severe frosts), very often on deciduous wood, mainly beech. In the mountains quite common.


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