Fellodon felt

Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus) Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus) Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus)

Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus)

Fellodon felt

It belongs to the urchin mushrooms, of which there are many species in our country, but they are rarely found. The exception is just felt phellodon. It has a cap with a diameter of up to 5 cm, a rusty brown color with concentric zones. The shape of the cap is cupped-concave, the texture is leathery, there is a felt coating. At the bottom of the cap there are thorns, first white and then grayish. The stem is brown, naked, short, shiny and silky. The spores of the fungus are spherical, colorless, 5 µm in diameter, with thorns.

Fellodon felt quite often; it grows in August-October in mixed and coniferous forests. It reproduces best in pine forests. It belongs to the category of inedible mushrooms.

Fellodon felt

In appearance, it is very similar to the striped hedgehog, also inedible. However, the latter is characterized by slender fruiting bodies, dark rusty flesh and brown thorns.

Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus) Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus) Fellodon felt (Phellodon tomentosus)

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