Edible mushrooms Pluteus Leoninus or mushroom lion Pluta (Latin Pluteus leoninus.) – Common edible mushroom in our area, especially in the forests of deciduous type. Of course, in the mixed and coniferous forests, it is also not uncommon, however, find it not in such numbers. My favorite places plyuteya always be birch, dead trees and stumps. The period with the greatest activity of the fungus – the beginning of summer – the end of September.
The diameter of the cap plyuteya can reach only 6 cm. Like most other fungi, hat can change over time, if at first it will resemble the shape of a bell with age become fully outstretched. At the touch surface is quite smooth, slightly velvety. Leg up to 7 cm in height, almost always perfectly flat.
Mushroom Pluta lion’s yellow is an edible mushroom. Before you start using it should be treated in cooking.