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Fascinating mushroom shapes - Clathrus archeri

28 Sep 2020 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

Clathrus archeri - Mushroom grows buried in the ground, then slightly protruding from the white, root mycelium cords. In the young phase it has a spherical or ovoid shape, slightly flattened forming the so-called devil egg light gray to brownis...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Macrolepiota procera (a very tasty edible mushroom)

27 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Macrolepiota procera or Lepiota procera - The parasol mushroom - is a basidiomycete fungus with a large, prominent fruiting body resembling a parasol. It is a fairly common species on well-drained soils. It is found solitary or in groups and fai...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Pycnoporellus alboluteus

26 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Pycnoporellus alboluteus - Mushroom annual. In the shape of a rather irregular, mostly cushion, resupinate, more or less elongated. Reaching a length from 100 to 3000 mm and a width of 50 to 500 mm. Sometimes it spreads out - bent 4-40 x 30 -...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Mitrophora semilibera

25 Sep 2020 1 minute read 2 comments marianomariano68

  Morchella semilibera, commonly referred to as semi-free apricot, is a species of mushroom from the family Morchellaceae, originating in Europe and Asia. The head height is 20 to 80 (100) mm and the width is 10 to 40 mm. The fungus is ocher, nut, y...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Spinellus fusiger

25 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Spinellus fusiger - Anamorpha (asexual fruiting phase) has the form of a white mole of hypha - these are numerous stems called sporangiophores, ending with spherical sporangia called sporangium. A single such branch is in the form of a pin. The...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Mutinus ravenelii

24 Sep 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Mutinus ravenelii - The fungus develops underground and appears on the surface as a white, oblong-shaped 15 mm thick, 15 to 20 mm high. Attached to the ground with white mycelium strings. Covered with a hard white cover. Under the cover there i...

Mushroom emerging from the ground cover - Infrared Photography

7 Feb 2020 2 minute read 3 comments Solominer

While walking a trail at this wildlife management area, I saw a mushroom cap sticking out of the ground. The area was wooded and had some large trees all around. Along with some kind of plants growing on the ground all over campsite. It has made a me...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Panellus serotinus

5 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Panellus serotinus - Hat 40-130 mm; shelled, kidney-shaped, fan-shaped, spatulate; initially convex, arched, with an inclined edge, later flat, with a straight edge; attached to the ground with the side, short shaft. Surface dry, smooth or suede; Th...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Bolbitius titubans var. titubans

5 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Bolbitius titubans var. titubans - Hat diameter from 10 to 50mm. The color is initially lemon yellow, golden yellow, yellow green, olive yellow, faded in old age, gray-brown, with a darker brownish center. The shape of the young fruiting body is ova...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Elaphomyces asperulus

4 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Elaphomyces asperulus - The fruiting body has a diameter of 10 to 50 mm, in the shape of a spherical, often longitudinally flattened. Surface covered with low, dull, sometimes slightly sharpened warts. The colors are initially matte-yellow, cinnamon...