Helvella crispa

PICT3088 PICT3091

There are many sorts of mushrooms in the forest at the end of our street and since we were kids we liked picking the edible ones. Then it has always been interesting to find a differ one, as well. That happened to me this weekend. Which looked as fallen leaves at first glance, turned out to be Helvella crispa, a mushroom described in our country as early as 1772, by Giovanni Antonio Scopolli. This is not an edible mushroom, but it is fascinating to look at it. How well it mimics fallen leaves, be it in shape or in colour!


18 thoughts on “Helvella crispa

  1. Well that is fascinating. I’ve don’t think I’ve ever seen those kind of mushrooms, but I will pay more attention now. Thanks for the visit and the like of my post “Teasing”.


  2. Hi

    I’m looking for a quality website such as mybotanicalgarden.wordpress.com to place some advertising on your site. You will be pay to display advertising.

    Let me know if this is of interest and we can hopefully come to some agreement.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s