Pistil horned

Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris) Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris) Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris)

Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Phallomycetidae (Veselkovye)
  • Order: Gomphales
  • Family: Clavariadelphaceae
  • Genus: Clavariadelphus (Clavariadelphus)
  • Species: Clavariadelphus pistillaris (Horned pistil)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Horned clavate
  • Horned Hercules

Other names:

  • Horned clavate

  • Horned Hercules

Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris)

Description: Fruit body 5 – 10 (20) cm high and about 2-3 cm wide, clavate, longitudinally wrinkled, light yellow or reddish with a light felt base.

Spore powder is white.

Pulp: spongy, light, without a special smell, turns brown on the cut.

Distribution: The horned pistil lives in August and September mainly in deciduous forests, rarely. Found in more southern regions.

Similar Species: Truncated Hornbeam, which has a flat top of the fruiting body and a sweetish taste.

Grade: Horned pistil – A little known edible mushroom (according to some reports it is considered inedible).

Note: Listed in the Red Book of Russia.

Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris) Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris) Pistil horned (Clavariadelphus pistillaris)

Photo of the Horned pistil mushroom from the recognition questions:

Clavariadelphus pistillaris - Horned pistil Clavariadelphus pistillaris - Horned pistil 2017.12.03 Snezhanna Clavariadelphus pistillaris - Horned pistil Clavariadelphus pistillaris - Horned pistil 2016.10.27 Bounty

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