Jeju Gotjawal

Microporus vernicipes kuntze (메꽃버섯부치)

by on Aug.12, 2010, under mushrooms

Edibility : Not edible

Time & Place of occurrence : generated together throughout the year at coniferous branch.

Features : The diameter of cap which is like semicircle or kidney and lemon yellow or dark red is about 5~20cm. The cap is thin, tough and mushroom stem cling to the cap. The cap which has no hair vast, glossy and has vague ring-shaped. Bottom of cap’s color is light wood color. The thickness of mushroom stem is 2~3mm and it’s color is red brown. The stem grow from mushroom’s side or center. Qigong is off-white and 1mm. The hole is minute that is difficult to distinguish with the naked eye. Spore is 6~8×4~5㎛. It’s color is colorlessness and shape is like an egg. The mushroom cause decomposition because of wood-rotting fungi.

The place you can see in Dongbaek Garden : It grows at alive tree’s stem in deep forest.


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