Mushrooms

The mushroom is a spore-bearing, fleshy fruiting body of a fungus, which grows above ground on soil or on organic food source. The most important microscopic feature for identification of mushrooms is the spores. Their colour, shape, size, attachment, and its reaction to chemical tests often can be the crux of identification. Most are basidiomycetes and gilled. Their spores, called basidiospores, are produced on the gills and fall in a fine rain of powder from under the caps as a result. Mushrooms are the fruit bodies of members of the order agaricales, whose type genus is agaricus and type species is the field mushroom, agaricus campestris. However, in modern molecularly defined classifications, not all members of the order agaricales produce mushroom fruit bodies, and many other gilled fungi, collectively called mushrooms, occur in other orders of the class agaricomycetes. A mushroom develops from a nodule, or pinhead, less than two millimetres in diameter, called a primordium, which is typically found on or near the surface of the substrate. It is formed within the mycelium, the mass of threadlike hyphae that make up the fungus. The primordium enlarges into a roundish structure of interwoven hyphae roughly resembling an egg, called a "button". Many species of mushrooms seemingly appear overnight, growing or expanding rapidly. In reality all species of mushrooms take several days to form primordial mushroom fruit bodies, though they do expand rapidly by the absorption of fluids. There are many number of mushroom species are favoured for eating by mushroom hunters. But some species have poisonous effects; although some resemble few edible species, consuming them could be hazardous. Like amanita, are the most toxic mushrooms known at present having mycotoxins. Within the main body of mushrooms, in the agaricales, are common fungi like fairy-ring mushroom, shiitake, enoki, oyster mushrooms, fly agarics and other amanitas, magic mushrooms. An atypical mushroom is the lobster mushroom, which is a deformed, by the mycoparasitic ascomycete hypomyces lactifluorum. Some are having pores underneath, others have spines. Thus, the term is more one of the common application used for macroscopic fungal fruiting bodies than one having precise taxonomic meaning. Till now approximately 14,000 species of mushrooms are described.

 

  • Identification
  • Classification
  • Etymology
  • Morphology
  • Edible and toxic mushrooms
  • Medicinal mushrooms
  • Psychoactive mushrooms
  • Mushroom production technology

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