Albatrellus lilac

Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae) Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae) Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae)

Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Incertae sedis (undefined)
  • Order: Russulales
  • Family: Albatrellaceae (Albatrell)
  • Genus: Albatrellus (Albatrellus)
  • Species: Albatrellus syringae (Albatrellus lilac)

Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae)

Albatrellus lilac belongs to the large group of tinder fungi.

It can grow both on wood (prefers deciduous trees) and on soil (forest floor). The species is widespread in Europe (forests, parks), found in Asia, North America. It is rare in our country; specimens have been found in the central regions, as well as in the Leningrad region.

Season: from spring to late autumn.

Basidiomas are represented by a cap and a leg. Fruit bodies can grow together, but there are also single specimens.

The caps are large (up to 10-12 cm), convex in the center, with a lobed edge. In young mushrooms, the shape of the cap is in the form of a funnel, in a later period it is flat-convex. Color – yellow, egg-cream, sometimes with dark spots. The surface is matte, may have a little fluff.

The tubules of the hymenophore are yellow, creamy, have thick fleshy walls, run down the leg. The pores are angular.

The leg of the albatrellus lilac growing on the ground can reach 5-6 centimeters, in specimens on wood it is very short. Color – to match the mushroom cap. The shape of the leg can be curved, slightly resembling a tuber. There are micellial cords. Old mushrooms have a hollow stem inside.

The peculiarity of the lilac albatrellus is the strong interweaving of the cap and leg vultures.

Spores are a wide ellipse.

It belongs to the edible category of mushrooms.

Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae) Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae) Albatrellus lilac (Albatrellus syringae)

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