Earthen fiber

Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla) Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla) Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla)

Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Inocybaceae (Fiber)
  • Genus: Inocybe (Fiber)
  • Species: Inocybe geophylla (Earthen fiber)

or Fiber earthy lamellar

Earthen fiber

Earthen fiber (lat.Inocybe geophylla) is a species of fungi that belongs to the genus Fiber (Inocybe) of the Fiber family.

Earthen fiber grows in deciduous and coniferous forests, among shrubs in July – August.

The hat is 2-4 cm in ∅, conical, then prostrate, with a tubercle in the center, white, yellowish, sometimes pinkish or purple, silky, cracking along the edge.

The pulp is white, with an unpleasant earthy odor and pungent taste.

The plates are wide, frequent, poorly adherent to the peduncle, first white, then brown. Spore powder, rusty yellow. Spores are ellipsoidal or ovoid.

Leg 4-6 cm long, 0.3-0.5 cm ∅, cylindrical, even, straight or curved, slightly thickened at the base, dense, white, with a mealy bloom on top.

The mushroom is deadly poisonous. Contains the poison muscarine, which affects the autonomic nervous system. The signs of poisoning are similar to poisoning with Patuillard fiber.

Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla) Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla) Earthen fiber (Inocybe geophylla)

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