Jeju Gotjawal

white-ogre-mushroom(Amanita virgineoides, 흰가시 광대 버섯)

by on Jul.28, 2010, under mushrooms

white-ogre-mushroom

Amanita virgineoides (Basidiomycetes Agaricales Amanitaceae)

Edibilty : edible (We often mistake it for poisonous mushroom because of its thorn’ squama.)

Time&Place of occurrence : generated in summer~autumn and on the ground of mixed forest.

Features : The diameter of cap is 9~20cm and it is ovate, and its color is white and it is covered with small powder. The surfaces have conical cap, and the its thorns’ diameter is 3cm. The thorns are washed away during rainy periods, then cap results in the blad. Its Gills and its shape are exposed while growing. The thickness of a mushroom stem is about 1.5~2.5cm, and its length is about 12~22cm. The stem’s root is swollen and empty like a dumbbell. Its surface is attached with a piece of scales like fluffes and the color on the surface is white. If we touch it, Our hands are covered with scales’ powder. The size of spores is 8~10.5×6~7.5μm, and its shape is oval.

The place you can see is Dongbaek garden : It grows in group around small trees’ root near to the forest where we take walks.

 


2 Comments for this entry

  • Jude Sporman

    I definitely wanted to construct a small message to say thanks to you for some of the marvelous advice you are sharing on this site. My extended internet lookup has finally been compensated with useful facts and strategies to go over with my partners. I ‘d say that many of us site visitors are extremely blessed to dwell in a fabulous place with many brilliant individuals with interesting methods. I feel truly fortunate to have seen the web site and look forward to really more pleasurable minutes reading here. Thank you once again for everything.

  • birdhead

    Thank you for your comment!! We’re glad to hear that. Soon we’ll go to Gotjawal update the site. Please keep your interest to our site. THANK YOU :)

Leave a Reply

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!