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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...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Exidia saccharina marianom

4 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano

Exidia saccharina - Spider fruit span 30 to 80 mm. In the shape reminiscent of the cerebral ganglia, krizowaty, flap-shaped, grown up. Colors of yellowish-brown, brown, browned or brown sugar. The surface (with a generic layer) has barely visi...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Encoelia furfuracea

4 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Encoelia furfuracea - Mushroom reaches up to 15 mm in diameter and up to 2 mm in thickness; the young fruiting bodies are hollow, have a spherical shape; during puberty, they open, become flat and have a starry shape; in their youth they have a coff...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Psathyrella candolleana

2 Dec 2019 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano

Psathyrella candolleana - A hat with a diameter of 40 to 70 mm, initially bell-arched, then flat, with a thin, ragged margin, very brittle, absorbent; surface dry, dull, smooth, with little visible radial furrows, often frosted in young specimens; w...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Russula emetica

29 Nov 2019 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano

Russula emetica, commonly known as sick, vomiting russula or vomiting russula, is a basidiomycetes fungus and a genus of Russula. has a red, convex to flat socket with a diameter of up to 8.5 cm, with a skin that can be torn almost inwards. The gi...

Tree by the Creek covered in mushrooms - Infrared Photography

22 Nov 2019 3 minute read 0 comments Solominer

I usually see fungus growing on dead tree logs, but in this case a grouping of live trees had some wood loving mushrooms growing on their trunks. These trees were on the edge of the creek, and had three trunks coming from the crown of the tree.    C...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Red toadstool

22 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Amanita muscaria - Red Toadstool The highly poisonous species, though, the young sporocarps lacking white dots fried in butter are a delicacy. During the Second World War, the Soviet Red Army ate even those with dots. But it's a different human spe...