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Macrotyphula juncea.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Káka nagy-fonálgomba, Kákagomba
Macrotyphula juncea Mushroom
Ref No: 8018
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Yellow, Grey to beige
normal size: Less than 5cm
cap type: Other
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
flesh: Mushroom has distinct or odd smell (non mushroomy)
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Macrotyphula juncea (Fr.) Berthier syn. Clavaria juncea Fr. Káka nagy-fonálgomba, Kákagomba. Fruit body 3-10cm high, 0.5-2mm wide, acute becoming blunt; pale brownish yellow; rather stiff and rigid, becoming flaccid in age. Stem 1-5cm distinct, slightly narrower than fertile club. Flesh firm, not brittle, juicy. Odor sour. Taste acrid. Spores almond-shaped, smooth, white, 6-12 x 3.5-5.5µ. Habitat leaf litter and debris in hardwoods and mixed woods. Found in Europe and New York. Season September. Not edible.

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Mirosław Wantoch-Rekowski (Poland) - 21 October 2010

Rezerwat Jar rzeki Raduni.Kaszuby-Poland
Macrotyphula juncea
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