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Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Ascocoryne sarcoides

11 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Ascocoryne sarcoides - the name of the species comes from the Greek sarkod (meaty). Commonly called jelly drops or purple jelly, this common mushroom appears as a gelatinous mass of pinkish or purple discs. Widespread widely in North America, Europe...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe -Thelephora palmata

11 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Thelephora palmata (commonly known as a stinking landlord or fetid false coral) The common names of the mushroom refer to its sharp smell, comparable to fetid garlic. Widely distributed, but rare species, it occurs in Asia, Australia, Europe, North...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Dumontinia tuberosa

10 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Dumontinia tuberosa. Mushroom in the shape of a bowl, 5-30 mm in diameter, cup-shaped, red-brown. Stem brown, long, buried in the ground. Flesh thin, waxy, odorless, sweet taste. Inedible mushroom.  

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Sarcodon imbricatus

9 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Sarcodon imbricatus, commonly known as shingled hedgehog or scaly hedgehog. The fungus is edible. Mushroom has a large, brown cap with large brown scales and can reach a diameter of 30 cm). Underneath it has gray-green, brittle teeth instead of gill...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Sparassis crispa

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Hericium coralloides is a saprotrophic fungus, commonly known as the coral tooth fungus. It grows on dead hardwood trees. When young, the fungus is soft and edible, but as it ages the branches and hanging spines become brittle and turn a light shade...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Suillus granulatus

8 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Suillus granulatus is a posed Suillus fungus in the Suillaceae family. It is similar to the related S. luteus, but it can be distinguished from its non-ring. Like S. luteus, it is an edible fungus that often grows in symbiosis (mycorrhizae) with pin...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Tricholomopsis rutilans

3 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Tricholomopsis rutilans, known by the unusual but apt common name of Plums and Custard or, less commonly Red-haired agaric, is a species of gilled mushroom found across Europe and North America. The cap is convex and 4–10 cm (1.5–4 in) across. The...

Mushrooms from the Europe - Stropharia aeruginosa

3 Oct 2019 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano

Stropharia aeruginosa - commonly known as the verdigris agaric, is a medium-sized green, slimy woodland mushroom, found on lawns, mulch and woodland from spring to autumn. The edibility of this mushroom is controversial - some sources claim that it...