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Pleurotus eryngii.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Argouane, Kräuter Seitling, Ördögszekér laskagomba, Ördögszekérgomba, Oreille de chardon, Pleurote du panicaut
Pleurotus eryngii Mushroom
Ref No: 8740
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Pleurotus eryngii2 Mushroom
Ref No: 8741
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location: Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Funnel shaped
stem type: Lateral, rudimentary or absent
spore colour: White, cream or yellowish
habitat: Grows on the ground, Grows on plant material/manure

Pleurotus eryngii (D.C. ex Fr.) Quél Kräuter Seitling Pleurote du panicaut, Argouane, Oreille de chardon. Cap 3–10cm across, convex then centrally depressed, margin remaining down-turned, slightly velvety at first remaining so at margin but elsewhere soon smooth, dirty whitish at first then brownish. Stem 30–100 x 10–30mm, usually slightly eccentric, whitish. Flesh white. Taste and smell pleasant. Gills decurrent, greyish. Spore print white. Spores narrowly elliptic, 10–14 x 4–5um. Habitat on roots and decaying remains of umbellifers, especially Eryngium and Heracleum. Season spring to autumn. Not yet found in Britain. Edible. Found In Europe.

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Carmelo Prats Crespo (Spain) - 05 March 2013

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Tudor Ioana (Romania) - 19 December 2012

Tudor Ioana si Paul Covic, Romania, 19 decembrie 2012
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Renzo Curatola (Italy) - 27 February 2011

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