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Red-belted conk - half a year later, what changes?

4 hours ago 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  At the end of December last year, on a live tree, I spotted a fungus resembling the shape of common polypore. Yes, it was and still is an arboreal fungus, but it is called "Red-belted conk". I decided to visit the site of this mushroom a...

Common earthball - an amateur will confuse it with a truffle and will experience unpleasant results of disappointment

22 Jun 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  The end of July is the time when more and more different species of mushrooms appear in the forests. This is favored by cooler nights and higher humidity. One such species is the lemon hookworm. Its name basically contains all its chara...

Memories from last year's mushroom picking in the Jura

9 Jun 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  This year's spring does not spoil mushroom lovers. There are just too many of them, or none at all. The aura is to blame. It is dry and rainfall is very intense but short. And mushrooms need several days of rainfall. Despite the frosts of...

St. George's mushroom and descent condition of another beautiful mushroom

8 Jun 2024 2 minute read 0 comments marianomariano68

Majówka wiosenna i zejściowy stan innego pięknego grzyba Due to the specific weather conditions, namely a very early and warm spring, I met this species of mushroom at the beginning of April. We are talking about St. George's mushroom, which usuall...

It looks like a match? - Leccinum vulpinum

4 Jun 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  The mushroom cap is purple, purple-brown, brick-red in color. It can reach a diameter of up to 15 cm. A young specimen resembles a match, and as it matures it becomes cushion-shaped, convex. The top part of the hat is delicate, slightly su...

Easy to mistake for honey fungus - Shaggy scalycap

29 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  This mushroom species is a classic example of an autumn arboreal mushroom. It appears regularly in October and grows until late autumn. It can be confused with the honey mushroom by inexperienced mushroom pickers. Shellfish is not poisono...

Spiny jelly - dible arboreal mushrooms - oyster mushroom

26 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

    Toothed jelly fungus, false hedgehog mushroom, cat's tongue (Pseudohydnum gelatinosum) - Spiny jellies are a fungus with a structure different from other known edible mushrooms. It has no plaques or pores and has tiny flexible spikes. Th...

Mushroom edible or not? - Pine coral

25 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  This species of mushroom is quite common in European forests. Its dimensions are difficult to determine, because it consists of many fruiting bodies branching in different directions. But generally you can find groups of fruit bodies that...

Conditionally edible mushroom - Mica cap

24 May 2024 1 minute read 1 comment madventure

  While walking in the woods, we often come across clumps of mushrooms that seem inedible. In the case of a Mica cap, the situation is a bit different. It is an edible mushroom, but only in the early stages of development. I have never eate...

Oyster mushroom - Forest, arboreal edible mushrooms - Do they have medicinal properties?

22 May 2024 1 minute read 0 comments madventure

  Healing properties of Oyster Mushroom The most important therapeutic effect of oyster mushroom is its antioxidant properties. Another important health-promoting feature is lowering blood sugar levels. It also helps to lower LDL choleste...