Porphyry porphyrosporous

Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus) Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus) Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus)

Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Boletales
  • Family: Boletaceae
  • Genus: Porphyrellus (Porphyrovik)
  • Species: Porphyrellus porphyrosporus (Porphyrosporous porphyry)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Boletus purplesporous
  • Porphyry Hericium
  • Chocolate maker
  • Porfirellus red spore

Synonyms:

  • Boletus purplesporous

  • Porphyry Hericium

  • Porfirellus red spore

  • Chocolate maker

  • Boletus porphyrosporus

Porphyry porphyrosporous

External description

Cap: The cap of the mushroom is hemispherical at first, then becomes convex, thick and fleshy with a smooth, shiny and velvety skin. The surface of the cap is grayish with a silky sheen, which can change during the maturation of the mushroom to dark brown.

Stem: smooth, cylindrical stem with longitudinal thin grooves. The stem of the mushroom has the same grayish color as its cap.

Pores: small, rounded.

Tubules: Long, bluish-green when pressed.

Pulp: fibrous, loose, sour taste. The smell is also sour and unpleasant. The flesh of the mushroom can be purple, brownish or yellow-straw in color.

Spread

Porphyrosporous porphyry is found in the southern part of the Alps, and this species is also quite common in Central Europe. It grows in coniferous and deciduous forests, as a rule, prefers mountainous terrain. The fruiting period is from late summer to late autumn.

Edibility

Due to its unpleasant odor, porphyrosporoid porphyry belongs to conditionally edible mushrooms. The smell persists even after boiling. Suitable for eating pickled.

Similarity

It resembles either a bolt or a flywheel. Therefore, it is attributed now to one, then to another genus, or even attributed to a special genus – pseudo-boletus.

Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus) Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus) Porphyrosporous porphyry (Porphyrellus porphyrosporus)

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