Journey into the world of fungi
• Journey into the world of mushrooms
Autumn, a time to gather mushrooms.
The kingdom of fungi combines some features of both plants and animals. This is one of the largest and most diverse group of living organisms, has become an integral part of all aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. According to the current estimates, the world there are 100 to 250 thousand, and by some estimates to 1, 5 million species of fungi.
Some fungi are very familiar to us, but many look very exotic and even surreal. Welcome to the world of mushrooms.
mycena - small mushrooms. The genus includes about 200 species, of which about 60 grows in Russia and other former Soviet states.
Marasmius Haematocephalus - mushrooms of the genus marasmius.
rhodotus. Found throughout the northern hemisphere: in the east of North America, North Africa, Europe and Asia.
Mushrooms from family phallaceae.
Schizophyllum commune - one of the most common fungi in the world, found on all continents except Antarctica.
The fungus Cyptotrama aspratum.
Mushrooms Leratiomyces sp.
Mushrooms Panus Fasciatus.
clathrus ruber. Very rare (with naturally low strength) fungus. Listed in the Red Book. Deadly poisonous mushroom.
oudemansiella mucida - edible but tasteless mushroom.
lepiota or silverfish - champignon mushroom genus of the family.
Leratiomyces - genus of fungi strophariaceae family.
Mushrooms Favolaschia Calocera.
Mushrooms Campanella sp.
Coprinus comatus. In Russia, the fungus has long been unpopular, was considered a "toadstool", but in some European countries (Czech Republic, Finland, France) is highly regarded and is considered a delicacy.
Geastrum. The scientific name comes from the Latin. geo - "earth" and aster - "Star". When ripe, the outer shell of the fruit bodies torn, and becomes like a star.
Marine fungus (Aseroe rubra) for us this fungus is exotic, but in Australia it is quite common. The fungus has an unpleasant smell, closely resembling rotten meat. This mushroom smell attracts flies, which are distributors of a dispute of this kind of mushroom.
Morchella esculenta, is considered one of the largest mushroom Smorchkova family.
Mushrooms Red cup fungi.
Raincoat. It grows in the forests of central Russia mainly in late summer.