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Oudemansiella mucida.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Buchen-Schleimrühling, Collybie mucide, Gyûrûs fülõke, Porcelain fungus
Oudemansiella mucida Mushroom
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location: Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: White to cream
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent, Ring on stem
flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on wood

Oudemansiella mucida (Schrad. ex Fr.) Kühn. syn. Armillaria mucida (Schrad. ex Fr.) Kummer. Porcelain fungus, Poached Egg Fungus, Collybie mucide, Buchen-Schleimrübling, Agarico viscoso, Porseleinzwam. Cap 2–8cm across, convex then flattening, pale greyish when young becoming more white often with an ochraceous flush at the centre, semi-translucent, slimy. Stem 30–100×3–10mm, white striate above the membranous ring, slightly scaly below. Flesh thin, white. Cystidia thin-walled cylindric or utriform. Spore print white. Spores subglobose 13–18×12–15m. Cap cuticle hymeniform, of erect club-shaped cells. Habitat on the trunks of beech, often high up and in large clusters. Season late summer to late autumn. Common. Edible after washing to remove gluten. Found In Europe. The last shot is from Ted Green, thanks Ted.

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efstratios konstantinopoulos (Greece) - 25 November 2013

kastoria greece
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Alex Forryan (United Kingdom) - 19 November 2012

Standon, Hertfordshire
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 25 October 2012

Hungarian name, Gyürüs fülöke
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Neal Smith (United Kingdom) - 30 September 2012

Pipers Hill Wood, Worcs
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Dave Kelly (United Kingdom) - 19 September 2011

Porcelain Fungus on fallen Beech tree. New Forest UK 2011
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Dave Kelly (United Kingdom) - 19 September 2011

Porcelain Fungus on fallen Beech tree. New Forest UK 2011
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Jo Priestnall (United Kingdom) - 27 June 2011

16/10/2004 New Forest
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Tony Wharton (United Kingdom) - 26 October 2010

Photographed in Piper's Hill Wood, Worcestershire.
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alison flawith (United Kingdom) - 24 October 2010

Windsor Great Park, 24 October 2010
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alison flawith (United Kingdom) - 24 October 2010

Windsor Great Park, 24 October
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Richard Oakley (United Kingdom) - 10 September 2010

Richard Oakley (UK) Epping Forest, 9 Sept 2010
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Siniša Radić (Yugoslavia) - 11 August 2010

Sinisa Radic, Serbia, 29.09.2007 Dinara, Croatia
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Alan Prowse (United Kingdom) - 12 December 2009

Polesden Lacey, Surrey, 23.10.2009.
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Jon Bemrose (United Kingdom) - 24 September 2009

Porcelain Fungus, Girvan Valley, Scotland
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