Fuligo putrid (Fuligo septica)Systematics:
- Department: Myxomycota (Myxomycetes)
- Species: Fuligo septica (Fuligo putrid)
- Earth oil
- Fuligo violacea
- Mucor septicus
- Aethalium violaceum
Putrid Fuligo (Fuligo septica) is a mushroom that is a type of slime mold. Belongs to the Fizarov family, belongs to the Fuligo genus.
Plasmodium fungus is characterized by a yellow color, but sometimes it can be cream or white. Etaliae are cushion-shaped, solitary, and are characterized by various colors (yellow, white, purple, rusty-orange). The diameter of the largest individuals ranges from 2 to 20 cm, and the thickness is up to 3 cm. The hypothallus can be multilayer or single-layer. It is colorless or brownish. Spore powder - dark brown. Spores are spherical, small in size, with small thorns.
Season and habitat of the fungus
The fungus can be found on rotting plant debris.
Similar types and differences from them
It has several similar species. Differs from them in small disputes. The cortex is well developed. Among similar species there are:
Other information about the mushroom:
Photo: Vitaly Gumenyuk