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Cortinarius Green-lilac - risky edible mushroom

4 Feb 2024 1 minute read 1 comment madventure

This mushroom belongs to the Cortinarius family, of which there are over 200 species in the world. Some are edible, others inedible or slightly poisonous, and there are species of Cortinarius that are deadly poisonous. This mushroom belongs t...

The Prince - tasty, forest ancestor of the farmed champignon

3 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

This beautiful specimen of the mushroom can be found in coniferous forests, where the soils are quite sandy, calcareous and well sunlit. This mushroom is nothing more than a cousin of the farmed champignon we know, but it occurs naturally....

Ashen chanterelle little known very tasty edible mushroom

2 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

This very rare species of mushroom, although it does not look impressive, is a rarity in the kitchen. It is somewhat similar to the funnel chanterelle, but it is larger, brighter and the hymenophore is much less veined. The fungus can be fou...

Daedaleopsis - a thermophilic arboreal mushroom that looks like a honeycomb

1 Feb 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

If anyone has seen a nest of wasps, bees or hornets in their home, attic or garage, they know how it is built. It consists of polygonal chambers in which young insects hatch. Therefore, the sight of a mushroom with a similar structure in the fo...

Conifer-cone baeospora - is it an arboreal fungus?

31 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

Can this mushroom be called an arboreal mushroom? It seems so because it grows on cones, which, however, are part of the tree. However, this species, unlike similar specimens appearing in early spring, grows in autumn. Its growth substrate...

Little known edible mushrooms - Hare's ear

30 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

This inconspicuous mushroom counts over a dozen similar species in Europe. They are all edible, but not necessarily tasty and collected by mushroom pickers. First of all, the species of this mushroom is not mass-produced, and its size also di...

False morels, early morels or thimble morels - poisoning by fumes

29 Jan 2024 1 minute read 1 comment madventure

I'll start from the end - why is this mushroom poisonous?! This mushroom contains a volatile substance called "Gyromitrin". Many connoisseurs of this species of mushroom are not aware of the danger posed by the consumption of this mushroom. Th...

March mushroom and its sensual gills - Early spring edible mushrooms

28 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  It appears already in early spring and even late winter, if it is warm enough. Most often, this species of fungus can be found right after the thaws, in mountainous regions, in mainly coniferous forests - pine, spruce, fir. But there...

Rare edible gill mushrooms - Monk's head or trooping funnel

27 Jan 2024 1 minute read 1 comment madventure

  This is another species of the type "I don't collect because I don't know". Although it is edible, it does not inspire confidence because it has plaques. Generally, it's a good approach, you don't know the mushroom - don't collect it...

Is the proximity of certain mushroom species accidental - Miller or Sweetbread mushroom and Porcini

26 Jan 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

Walking through the forest in search of mushrooms, in particular Boletus edulis, I noticed a certain relationship. Namely, in its vicinity, you can often find other mushrooms. But one of them is very characteristic, and has even become an in...