Crucibulum laeve (Huds.) Kambly
common name(s) : Common Bird's Nest, Orange Bird's Nest Fungus
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Agaricoideae/Nidulariaceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Gasteromycetideae/Nidulariales/Nidulariaceae
synonyms: Crucibulum vulgare, Crucibulum crucibuliforme
(unconfirmed synonyms: Crucibulum levis)
edibility : inedible
The fruiting body is like a bird's nest containing eggs : cup with a yellow lid, containing lenticular balls, with whitish eggs on the internal surface, the external surface being ochre-yellow.
The fertile surface is smooth, on inner part.
It grows on wood, on dead wood, twigs and other vegetal debris.
The fruiting period takes place from June to March.
width of fruiting body approximately 0.7 cm (between 0.4 and 1 cm) |
| ||total height approximately 0.6 cm (between 0.3 and 1 cm) |
Distinctive features : sorry, no English description yet
Crucibulum laeve is quite rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is occasional, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Crucibulum laeve in the forest of Rambouillet |
page updated on 14/01/18