Observation 213437: Coltricia perennis (L.) Murrill

When: 2015-07-02

Collection location: Serkovo Forest, Vyazniky Region, Vladimir district, Russia [Click for map]

56.1803° 41.8905° 198m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Coltricia perennis (L.) Murrill (194144), Hymenochaetaceae , Aphyllophorales. (Cухлянка двухлетняя).
Cap: 5-10cm wide, thin and almost flat with slightly sunken centre or gentle funnel-shaped; circular and concentric zoned with thin comb-like or notched margin; surface velvety and some radial hairy; interlaced dull reddish-brown, white, orange, light yellow or yellowish-brown rings. Often grows together as a single solid mushroom with several centers and the same number of stalks.
Flesh 1-2mm thick, whitish up to light brown under elastic skin.
Tubes: 1.5-2.5mm long, 2-4 per 1mm (some descending stalk), indistinct polygonal (3-5 angles); dull brownish-yellow or yellowish-brown up to reddish-brown with weak darker bruising only when young.
Stalk: 3-6cm long, 0.4-0.8cm thick, reddish-brown with wider rooting-like basement.
Habitat: single or small group, minor crowded (overlapped) small clusters on the ground (out of grassy sites) in mixed forest.
Edibility: stiff and elastic as some rubber.
Season: May-October (annual); published that it lives over winter (2 year living mushroom).


Coltricia perennis_4 centers.jpg
Coltricia perennis_4 stalks.jpg

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