Scaly cystoderm

Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias)

Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Agaricaceae (Champignon)
  • Genus: Cystoderma (Cystoderm)
  • Species: Cystoderma carcharias (Scaly cystoderm)
    Other names for the mushroom:
  • Odorous cystoderm
  • Scaly umbrella
  • Shark cystoderm

Other names:

  • Odorous cystoderm
  • Scaly umbrella
  • Shark cystoderm

Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias)

Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) is a mushroom of the Champignon family, belonging to the genus Cystoderma.

Description: A hat with a diameter of 3-6 cm, first conical, hemispherical, then convex, prostrate, sometimes with a tubercle, fine-grained, with small flakes along the edge, dry, light, gray-pink, yellowish-pinkish, fading.

Plates: frequent, adherent, whitish, cream.

Spore powder white

The leg is 3-6 cm long and 0.3-0.5 cm in diameter, cylindrical, hollow, smooth at the top, light, one-color under the ring with a cap, noticeably granular. The ring is narrow, with a lapel, fine-grained, light.

The pulp is thin, light, with a slight unpleasant woody odor.

Distribution: Scaly cystoderm inhabits from late August to late October in coniferous and mixed (with pine) forests, in moss, on litter, in groups and singly, not often, annually. This type of fungi grows mainly on coniferous litter or in the middle of areas covered with moss. Cystoderma carcharias occurs singly or in small groups. It bears fruit annually, but it is not often possible to see fruit bodies of this species.

Edibility

A fungus called scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) is little known, but belongs to the edible category. Its pulp is characterized by low nutritional properties. It is recommended to use it fresh, after preliminary boiling for 15 minutes. It is advisable to drain the broth.

Similar types and differences from them

The cystoderm has no resemblance to other fungi.

Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias) Scaly cystoderm (Cystoderma carcharias)

Photo of the fungus Scaly cystoderm from the recognition issues:

Cystoderma carcharias - Scaly cystoderm Cystoderma carcharias - Scaly cystoderm Cystoderma carcharias - Scaly cystoderm 2018.09.11 Igor

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