Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Schizophyllum commune

By marianomariano | Nature - mushrooms | 19 Jun 2019


Schizophyllum commune - The hat reaches a diameter of 10 to 40 mm; it has a gray-white color, sometimes with a shade of beige or pinkish, and sometimes it can also be greenish, when algae grow between the hairs of the hat; it is adnate laterally to the ground and has a fan-shaped or shell-shaped shape; bristle surface, felt; corrugated or furrowed; margin thin, bristly, curled in young fruiting bodies, and wavy in older ones.

Lamellae longitudinally split, fan-shaped from the advent of the fruiting body to the substrate; they have a pink, fleshy, wide, rare color; During dry weather, they curl to protect the spores from drying out.

Stem: missing.

The flesh of the ocher color is thin, but during high humidity it swells and is flexible, flexible, while during the drought - it is gelled, hard, brittle; acidic smell and taste.

Occurrence: sporocarps grow most frequently throughout the year on dead deciduous wood, in sunny places; it also happens to meet on living wood as a parasite; common.

Value: inedible, I cause white rot of wood.

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