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Cow mushroom

Suillus bovinus

Description:

Suillus bovinus, also known as the Jersey cow mushroom, is a pored mushroom of the genus Suillus in the Suillaceae family. It is an edible mushroom that often grows in a symbiosis (Mycorrhiza) with pine.

Habitat:

It is found in coniferous woods across Europe, including subalpine regions in the Alps.

Notes:

Strange mushroom on a gravel road.

2 Comments

Ricardo Salgueiro
Ricardo Salgueiro 6 years ago

Always learning :)

Thanks AntónioGinjaGinja

Very nice find Ricardo,i never saw these in this "gravile" growd.They can have strange forms like in this case.Congrats and thanks for sharing

Ricardo Salgueiro
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Ricardo Salgueiro

Portugal

Spotted on Oct 20, 2014
Submitted on Oct 20, 2014

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