Myxomphaly cinder

Myxomphalia cinder (Myxomphalia maura) Myxomphalia cinder (Myxomphalia maura) Myxomphalia cinder (Myxomphalia maura)

Myxomphalia cinder (Myxomphalia maura)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Tricholomataceae (Tricholomaceae or Ordinary)
  • Genus: Myxomphalia (Myxomphaly)
  • Species: Myxomphalia maura (Myxomphalia cinder)

Other names:

  • Omphalina cinder
  • Omphalina maura
  • Fayodiya coal
  • Fayodia maura
  • Omphalia maura

Omphalina maura

Myxomphalia maura is a mushroom of the Tricholomov family.

External description

The described mushroom has a rather noticeable appearance, is painted in a dark color, grows in fires, since it belongs to the number of carbophilic plants. This species got its name precisely for the place of growth. The diameter of its cap is 2-5 cm; already in young mushrooms it has a depression on its surface. The caps of myxomphaly cinder are thin-fleshy, have a downward edge. Their color ranges from olive brown to dark brown. In drying mushrooms, the surface of the caps becomes shiny, silvery-gray.

The hymenophore of the fungus is represented by white plates, often located and descending to the leg. The mushroom stalk is characterized by internal emptiness, cartilage, gray-black color, 2 to 4 cm long, 1.5 to 2.5 mm in diameter. The mushroom pulp has a mealy smell. Spore powder is represented by the smallest particles with a size of 5-6.53.5-4.5 microns, which do not have color, but are characterized by an elliptical shape and a smooth surface.

Season and habitat

Cinder mixomphalia grows in open areas, mainly in coniferous forests. They are found singly or in small groups. She can often be seen in the middle of old fireplaces. The period of active fruiting of the species falls on summer and autumn. Brown spores of the fungus are located on the inner surface of the cap.

Edibility

Cinder myxomphaly is one of the inedible mushrooms.

Similar types and differences from them

Cinder myxomphaly bear little resemblance to the inedible black-brown omphaline (Omphalina oniscus). True, in this species, the hymenophore plates are gray in color, the mushroom grows on peat bogs, and is characterized by a cap with a ribbed edge.

Photo of the mushroom Myxomphalia cinder from the questions in recognition:

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