Auricularia sinuous

Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica) Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica) Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica)

Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Auriculariomycetidae
  • Order: Auriculariales (Auriculariales)
  • Family: Auriculariaceae (Auriculariaceae)
  • Genus: Auricularia (Auricularia)
  • Species: Auricularia mesenterica (Auricularia sinuous)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Auricularia filamentous

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Auricularia filamentous

Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica)

Description: The hat is semicircular, disc-shaped, straightened to open, forming thin plates from 2 to 15 cm wide. On the upper side of the cap, concentric grooves, covered with grayish hairs, alternate with darker parts that end at a lobed, lighter margin. Color – from brown to light gray. Sometimes the visible greenish coating on the cap is caused by algae. The lower, spore-bearing side is wrinkled, venous, veined, violet-brown.

Spores are colorless, smooth, in the form of narrow ellipses.

Pulp: when wet, soft, firm, elastic, and dry – tough, fragile.

Distribution: Auricularia sinuous lives in deciduous, mainly lowland forests on fallen tree trunks: elm, poplar, ash. A common mushroom for the Lower Don region.

Assessment: Mushroom Auricularia sinuous Edible, but food quality is low.

Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica) Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica) Auricularia meandering (Auricularia mesenterica)

Photo of the fungus Auricularia twisting of questions in recognition:

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