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Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Slimes, Tubifera ferruginosa (Myxomycota, Mycetozoa) arboreal sturgeon red caviar

7 Nov 2020 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

    Mucinous (Myxomycota, Mycetozoa) Tubifera ferruginosa. Slime molds are heterotrophic organisms, i.e. they absorb all organic compounds necessary for life from the environment, they do not produce them themselves. They feed on other fu...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Dumontinia tuberosa

6 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments marianomariano68

    A young fruiting body has a shape, specifically its cup-shaped cap, with time it flattens and becomes a saucer, it can be slightly wavy. Diameter up to 3 cm.       The leg is quite long, up to 10 cm, but most of the leg i...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Slimes, Tubifera dimorphotheca (Myxomycota, Mycetozoa) arboreal sturgeon caviar

5 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Mucinous (Myxomycota, Mycetozoa) Tubifera dimorphotheca Mucinous organisms are heterotrophic organisms. They feed on other fungi, bacteria and protozoa.   They can be observed on rotting wood, decaying organic matter, forest litter, faeces of herbi...

Phlebia radiata (Radiant varicose veins) - autumn arboreal mushroom

4 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Radiant varicose vein - (Phlebia radiata) - Autumn arboreal mushroom, found in the Silesian Park on larch. The fungus has no special properties, except that it looks phenomenal, especially after rain. It can sometimes be found on wet coniferous bran...

Mushrooms occurring in the world - Tricholoma sulphureum

3 Nov 2020 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

    Tricholoma sulphureum - or sulfur goose, also called sulfur agaric, sulfur moth, is quite a popular mushroom found in autumn. The cap is sulfuric, sulfur-golden in color, it can sometimes be slightly scaly. It rarely exceeds 7 cm in diameter....

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Calocera viscosa

1 Nov 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

    Calocera Visosa, commonly known as Great Hornet, is a gelatinous mushroom, most often light orange in color, yellow and sometimes white. Old fruiting bodies may be dark orange in color. It grows bushy, branches at the top, forming cha...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Clavulina coralloides

29 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

      (Clavulina coralloides) - a species of fungus in the family of the clove family. It has many names, for example coral carnation, comb or coral carnation.       The young fungus is snow-white, milky white, transluce...

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Ganoderma applanatum

27 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Parasite fungus. It causes a strong white rot of wood, large, perennial, arboreal, adhered to the side of the tree and the ground. Semicircular shape. It can grow up to 50 cm in width, and can be up to 7 cm thick. The edge is often with a charact...

Edible mushrooms occurring in the world - Imleria badia (Brown Boletus)

26 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

  The mushroom cap is most often brown, chestnut, diameter up to 15 cm, but there are specimens over 20 cm. The shape is slightly arched, later flattened, even curled over time. The hat may be cracked at the edges if dry weather conditions prevail....

Fascinating mushroom shapes - Ramaria eumorpha (Pine Coral)

25 Oct 2020 1 minute read 1 comment marianomariano68

    The mushroom is about 2 to 6 cm wide and up to 10 cm high. Branched, bushy shape, with thin, densely arranged twigs growing from the base. The twigs usually grow vertically and are quite even. They can have different colors from pale yellow thro...