Step into the fascinating world of mushrooms with Mushroom World - your go-to resource for fungi information. Our site is a comprehensive resource offering information and stunning images of mushrooms mainly found in Europe and North America.
Since there are thousands of known species of mushrooms, we have tried to limit those we list to the most common ones. New species are also continuously added to the site.
So come on in and explore the wonders of mushrooms with us. We hope you find our site informative, inspiring, and a valuable resource on your journey of mushroom discovery.
Below is an overview of the main features and functionalities of our site.
You can browse the database from the alphabetical list or search the database based on mushroom names or properties.
If you know the characteristics of a mushroom but need help identifying it, try using our mushroom identification helper. There, you can browse mushroom pictures to find an identical match or find the specific family or genus the mushroom belongs to.
If this site cannot help you, we recommend mushroomobserver.org, a community site for mushroom identification. There are also many Facebook groups for mushroom identification, like the public Mushroom Identification group.
We have also created a quiz where you can test your fungi identification knowledge. You can repeat the quiz as many times as you want, each time with new questions.
Today's mushroom is Tricholoma flavovirens (Edible Yellow Trich). It grows in North America, Europe.
Description: Tricholoma flavovirens, also known as Edible Yellow Trich has a medium to a large cap that is vivid yellow and brown at center. The gills are yellow.
Cap broadly convex or nearly flat, with an inrolled margin at first; expanding to broadly convex or flat, often with a broad, low, central hump. Pale yellow at first, then greenish-yellow to vivid yellow and usually remaining yellow on margin but gradually becoming brown from disk center outward. The flesh is thick, firm; white or tinged with yellow under the cuticle. Gills notched around the apex of the stem, close, broad; edges become ragged with age. Stem more or less equal, or enlarged at base; solid or hollowed in age. Surface smooth to fibrillose; pale to light yellow.
Tricholoma equestre (Tricholoma flavovirens) on the MushroomExpert.Com Web site.
Dimensions: Cap 5-14 cm diameter, stem 5-10 cm tall * 1.5-2.5 cm diameter
This site contains no information about the edibility or toxicity of the mushroom.
If you are interested in this mushroom, look it up in our database. You can find more detailed pictures there.
Many mushrooms are poisonous and some are lethally poisonous. It can be very difficult to distinguish between an edible and a poisonous mushroom. Because of that, we recommend that you never eat wild mushrooms, and this site does not contain any information about the edibility or toxicity of mushrooms.
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