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Nature Photography: Finding Mushrooms

10 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Ghostcat

I have been looking through some old pictures of mine, and I found this cool looking mushrooms. Photos were taken in November 2019, Vila do Conde Portugal. There were other mushrooms as well, but I have no clue if these are the same species in diff...

Killers Rising: Candida Auris

28 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments Leonis

           That PSA has been up for months in the department. And yet, I still have not come across a culture with possible Candida auris. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the organism, it is one of the latest worries under the CDC watchfu...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Tremella mesenterica

20 Nov 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Tremella mesenterica - (common names include yellow brain, golden jelly fungus, yellow trembler, and witches' butter) is a common jelly fungus. It is most frequently found on dead but attached and on recently fallen branches. The gelatinous, orange-...

Boletus edulis. King of mushroom

2 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments yetaras

No wonder in our country Boletus edulis called ruler of the mushroom kingdom, the mushroom king. Take a look at this photo - the king as he is, to his fullest grandeur. You look at this mushroom and feel all its mushroom power, you see its mushroom b...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

18 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum - The fungus reaches 10 - 100 mm wide and 6 - 20 mm thick, but sometimes larger sporocarps occur; it has a cantilever, scapular, lingual, rod-shaped shape and is attached sideways to the substrate; most often the sporocarps...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Tricholoma album

13 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Tricholoma album - A hat, 30-100 mm in diameter, young bell-shaped, later squat, unfolded, with a broad, dull bulge; margin sharp, curved, often notched or folded. Matt, smooth, dry, radially fibrous surface; off-white, ivory, somewhat darker, leath...

Unknown mushroom, possibly Hygrophorus

11 Sep 2019 1 minute read 2 comments yetaras

This mushroom is unknown to me, that is, it does not belong to those edible mushrooms that I bring to my basket and are not known to me poisonous mushroom. I tried to look for some information in the mushroom directory and afterwards suggested that t...

Just a photo of mushrooms

8 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments yetaras

Hi friends! Today is a beautiful Sunday, but I'm not in the mushroom hike today, but instead I'll share with you photos of mushrooms from my last mushroom trip (Ukraine, Lviv region, Yavoriv district). The first, second and fourth photos show russula...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Ramaria botrytis

4 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Lycoperdon excipuliforme - The mushroom reaches 80-150 mm high and 30-100 mm wide; it is large, long-tailed, club-shaped, round-headed, and clearly separated into an expanded upper part - a pear-shaped head with soil and a barren, narrower base; the...

Mushrooms occurring in Europe - Thelephora caryophyllea

3 Sep 2019 1 minute read 0 comments marianomariano

Thelephora caryophyllea - Mushroom diameter up to 50 mm, height 40 mm. Rosette, funnel-shaped with a short handle. The upper part is irregular, sometimes torn, reminiscent of a flower crown, with rosettes embedded in several levels. Upper surface fi...