Fungi of the Rodopi Mountain Range National Park (RMRNP)

 

No

SCIENTIFIC NAME

COMMON NAME

EDIBILITY

 

1

Agaricus arvensis

Horse Mushroom

Edible, exceptional

2

Agaricus campestris

Common Field Mushroom

Edible, exceptional

3

Agaricus macrosporus

No widely used specific common name

 

4

Agaricus sylvaticus

Sun Mushroom

Edible, delicious

5

Agaricus silvicola

Forest Mushroom

Edible, delicious

6

Albatrellus subrubescens

No widely used specific common name

Edible in early stages

7

Aleuria aurantia

Orange Peel Fungus

Edible

8

Amanita citrina

False Death Cap

Edible, but of little value because of the intense odour and unpleasant taste. Better to be avoided

9

Amanita muscaria

Fly Agaric, Fly Amanita

Poisonous

10

Amanita pantherina

Panther Cap

Poisonous, can cause even death

11

Amanita phalloides

Death Cap

Deadly poisonous

12

Amanita rubescens

European Blusher

Edible, exceptional only after well-cooking. Doesn’t get dry. If eaten raw can cause poisoning  

13

Amanita vittadinii

Vittadini'sLepidella

 

14

Amanitopsis vaginata

Grisette

Edible, delicious but better to be avoided cause of the big resemblance with other edible Amanita species

15

Antrodia serialis

Effused Tramete

Not edible

16

Antrodia sinuosa

No widely used specific common name

 

17

Apiognomonia errabunda

Oak Anthracnose

 

18

Arcyria incarnata

Carnival Candy Slime Mould

Not edible

19

Arcyria nutans

No widely used specific common name

 

20

Armillaria mellea

Honey Fungus

Edible, can be eaten after well cooking, but first one must throw away the water

21

Armillaria ostoyae

Dark Honey Fungus

 

22

Armillaria tabescens

The Ringless Honey Fungus

 

23

Ascocoryne sarcoides

Purple Jellydisc, Jelly Drops

Not edible

24

Ascodichaena rugosa

No widely used specific common name

 

25

Auricularia auricula-judae

Jew's Ear, Jelly Ear

Edible, exceptional

26

Biscogniauxia nummularia

Beech Tarcrust

Plant pathogen

27

Bisporella citrina

Yellow Fairy Cups

Not edible

28

Bjerkandera adusta

Smoky Bracket

Not edible

29

Boletus aereus

Queen Bolete

Edible, exceptional

30

Boletus chrysenteron

Red-cracked Bolete

Edible, but gets pulpy after it’s cooking

31

Boletus edulis

Penny Bun, Porcini, Cep

Edible, exceptional

32

Boletus luridus var. luridus

Lurid Bolete

 

33

Boletus pinicola

Pine Bolete

Edible, exceptional

34

Bovista nigrescens

Brown Puffball

 

35

Bovista plumbea

Grey Puffball

 

36

Calocera cornea

Finger jelly

Not edible

37

Calocera viscosa

Yellow Stagshorn

Not edible

38

Cantharellus cibarius

Chanterelle, Yellow Chanterelle

Edible, exceptional

39

Ceratiomyxa fruticulosa var. fruticulosa

Coral slime

Not edible

40

Ceriporiopsis mucida

No widely used specific common name

 

41

Chlorophyllum agaricoides

Puffball Agaric

 

42

Chroogomphus rutilus

Brown Slimecap, Copper Spike

Edible, but not recommended

43

Clavariadelphus ligula

Strap Coral

Not edible

44

Clavariadelphus pistillaris

Large-clubbed Clavaria

Edible, but not tasteful

45

Clavariadelphus truncatus

Club Coral

Edible

46

Clavulina coralloides

White Coral Fungus, Crested Coral Fungus

 

47

Clavulina rugosa

Wrinkled Coral Fungus

Not edible

48

Climacocystis borealis

No widely used specific common name

Not edible

49

Clitocybe fragrans

Fragrant Funnel

 

50

Clitocybe nebularis

Clouded Funnel

Edible, when cooked but better to be avoided

51

Clitocybe odora

Aniseed Funnel

Edible

52

Coccomyces coronatus

No widely used specific common name

 

53

Collybia tuberosa

Lentil Shanklet, Appleseed Coincap

 

54

Coltricia perennis

Tiger's Eye

 

55

Coniophora puteana

"Cellar" Fungus

 

56

Conocybe pubescens

No widely used specific common name

 

57

Coprinus comatus

Shaggy Ink Cap, Lawyer's Wig, or Shaggy Mane

Edible, especially when the gills are still white. Must be consumed immediately after collection (exceptional in omelets).

58

Coprinus micaceus

Mica Cap, Glistening Inky Cap

Edible

59

Cortinarius alboviolaceus

Silvery-Violet Cortinarius

 

60

Cortinarius anomalus

Variable Webcap

 

61

Cortinarius cinnamomeus

Cinnamon Webcap

Not edible

62

Cortinarius malicorius

No widely used specific common name

 

63

Cortinarius polymorphus

No widely used specific common name

 

64

Cortinarius purpurascens

Bruising Webcap

Edible, but not recommended

65

Cortinarius semisanguineus

Surprise Webcap, Red-gilled Cortinarius

Unknown edibility

66

Cortinarius subtortus

No widely used specific common name

 

67

Cortinarius vibratilis

No widely used specific common name

 

68

Craterellus cornucopioides

Black Chanterelle, Black Trumpet, or Horn of Plenty

Edible, exceptional

69

Craterellus lutescens

Yellow Foot

 

70

Craterellus tubaeformis

Yellowfoot, Winter Mushroom, or Funnel Chanterelle

 

71

Crepidotus variabilis

Variable Oysterling

Not edible

72

Crucibulum laeve

Common Bird's Nest Fungus, White-egg Bird's Nest

Not edible

73

Cystolepiota adulterina

No widely used specific common name

Unknown edibility

74

Daedalea quercina

Oak mazegill,  Maze-gill Fungus

 

75

Daedaleopsis confragosa

Thin Walled Maze Polypore, Thin-Maze Flat Polypore

 

76

Daedaleopsis tricolor

Blushing Bracket

 

77

Dasyscyphella nivea

No widely used specific common name

 

78

Diatrype disciformis

Beech Barkspot

Not edible

79

Diatrype stigma

Common Tarcrust

 

80

Discina ancilis

No widely used specific common name

 

81

Durandiella gallica

No widely used specific common name

 

82

Elaphocordyceps ophioglossoide

Snaketongue Truffleclub

 

83

Elaphomyces muricatus

Deer Truffle

 

84

Flammulaster carpophilus var. carpophilus

No widely used specific common name

 

85

Fomes fomentarius

Hoof Fungus, Tinder Bracket

Not edible

86

Fomitopsis pinicola

Red-belted Bracket

Not edible

87

Fuligo septica var. septica

Scrambled-egg Slime

Not edible

88

Ganoderma applanatum

Artist's Bracket

Not edible

89

Ganoderma carnosum

No widely used specific common name

 

90

Geastrum fimbriatum

Sessile Earthstar

Not edible

91

Gloeophyllum odoratum

Anise Mazegill

 

92

Gloeophyllum sepiarium

Conifer Mazegill

Not edible

93

Gloeophyllum trabeum

Timber Mazegill

 

94

Gomphidius glutinosus

Slimy Spike

Edible, but first must be rinsed out of the slimy substance

95

Gymnopilus penetrans

Common Rustgill

Not edible

96

Gymnopus fusipes

Spindle Toughshank

 

97

Gymnosporangium sabinae

Pear Rust, European Pear Rust, or Pear Trellis Rust

 

98

Gyromitra esculenta

False Morel

Deadly poisonous

99

Gyromitra infula

Pouched False Morel

Edible but not recommended

100

Hapalopilus croceus

Tender Nesting Polypore

 

101

Helvella lacunosa

Elfin Saddle

Edible, but a little bit indigestible

102

Hericium clathroides

Fungus Icicles (New Zealand)

 

103

Hericium coralloides

Coral Tooth, Comb Tooth, or Coral Spine Fungus

Edible, exceptional if cooked

104

Heterobasidion annosum

Root Rot

Not edible

105

Hydnellum concrescens

Zoned Tooth

 

106

Hydnellum scrobiculatum

Ridged Tooth

Not edible

107

Hydnum repandum

Wood Hedgehog

Edible, tasteful

108

Hydnum rufescens

Terracotta Hedgehog

Edible

109

Hygrocybe ceracea

Butter Waxcap

 

110

Hygrocybe psittacina var. psittacina

Parrot Waxcap

 

111

Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca

False Chanterelle

Edible, but not recommended

112

Hygrophorus agathosmus

Almond Woodwax

 

113

Hygrophorus chrysodon

Gold Flecked Woodwax

Edible, but not recommended

114

Hygrophorus eburneus

Ivory Woodwax

Edible but not tasteful

115

Hypholoma capnoides

Conifer Tuft

 

116

Hypholoma fasciculare var. fasciculare

Sulphur Tuft

Not edible – Possibly poisonous 

117

Hypholoma lateritium

Brick Tuft

 

118

Hypoxylon fragiforme

Beech Woodwart

Not edible

119

Hypsizygus tessulatus

Elm oyster

Edible, but rather hard

120

Hypsizygus ulmarius

Elm Leech

 

121

Inocybe geophylla var. geophylla

White Fibrecap

Poisonous

122

Ischnoderma benzoinum

Benzoin Bracket

 

123

Ischnoderma resinosum

Late Fall Polypore, Resinous Polypore

Not edible

124

Kuehneromyces mutabilis

Sheathed Woodtuft

Edible, exceptional in soups

125

Laccaria amethystina

Amethyst Deceiver

Edible, tasteful

126

Laccaria bicolor

Bicoloured Deceiver

 

127

Laccaria fraterna

No widely used specific common name

 

128

Laccaria laccata

Deceiver

Edible, tasteful

129

Laccaria tortilis

Twisted Deceiver

Edible, but of little value

130

Lachnellula subtilissima

Conifer Disco

Not edible

131

Lacrymaria lacrymabunda

Weeping Widow

 

132

Lactarius aurantiacus

Orange Milkcap

 

133

Lactarius blennius

Beech Milkcap

Not edible because of its spicy taste

134

Lactarius deliciosus

Saffron Milkcap

Edible

135

Lactarius deterrimus

False Saffron Milkcap

Edible

136

Lactarius musteus

Pine Milkcap

 

137

Lactarius piperatus

Peppery Milkcap

Edible, but not recommended

138

Lactarius pubescens

Bearded Milkcap

Poisonous

139

Lactarius quietus

Oakbug Milkcap

Edible, but not recommended

140

Lactarius rufus

Rufous Milkcap

Not edible

141

Lactarius subdulcis

Mild Milkcap

 

142

Lactarius torminosus

Woolly Milkcap

 

143

Leccinum duriusculum

Slate Bolete

 

144

Leccinum versipelle

Orange Birch Bolete 

 

145

Lenzites betulina

Birch Mazegill

Not edible

146

Lepiota clypeolaria

Shield Dapperling

Poisonous

147

Lepiota oreadiformis

No widely used specific common name

 

148

Lepista nuda

Wood Blewit

Edible, exceptional when cooked, but slightly poisonous when eaten raw

149

Leratiomyces squamosus var. squamosus

No widely used specific common name

 

150

Leucocortinarius bulbiger

White Webcap

 

151

Leucopaxillus giganteus

Giant Funnel

Edible

152

Lirula nervisequa var. nervisequa

No widely used specific common name

 

153

Lophodermium piceae

Spruce Needle Cast

Plant Pathogen 

154

Lycogala epidendrum

Wolf's Milk, Groening's Slime

Not edible

155

Lycoperdon echinatum

Spiny Puffball

Not edible

156

Lycoperdon excipuliforme

Pestle Puffball

Edible in early stages when flesh is white and robust

157

Lycoperdon mammiforme

Flaky Puffball

 

158

Lycoperdon molle

Soft Puffball

 

159

Lycoperdon nigrescens

Dusky Puffball

 

160

Lycoperdon perlatum

Common Puffball

Edible in early stages

161

Lycoperdon pyriforme

Stump Puffball

Edible in early stages

162

Lycoperdon utriforme

Mosaic Puffball

 

163

Lyophyllum connatum

White Domecap

Unknown edibility

164

Lyophyllum decastes

Clustered Domecap

Edible, exceptional

165

Macrolepiota excoriata

Frayed Parasol Mushroom

 

166

Macrolepiota mastoidea

Slender Parasol Mushroom

Edible, exceptional

167

Macrolepiota procera var. procera

Parasol Mushroom

Edible, exceptional

168

Marasmiellus ramealis

Twig Parachute

Not edible

169

Marasmius alliaceus

Garlic Parachut

Not edible, even though in the past it was used often as spice

170

Marasmius androsaceus

Horsehair Parachute

Not edible

171

Marasmius oreades

Fairy Ring Champignon

Edible, exceptional when fresh

172

Marasmius rotula

Collared Parachute

Not edible

173

Mycena alcalina

Stump Fairy Helmet

Edible

174

Mycena arcangeliana

Angel's Bonnet

 

175

Mycena capillaripes

Pinkedge Bonnet

 

176

Mycena crocata

Saffrondrop Bonnet

Edible

177

Mycena epipterygia

Yellowleg Bonnet

Edible

178

Mycena galericulata

Common Bonnet

Edible

179

Mycena galopus var. galopus

Milking Bonnet

Edible

180

Mycena haematopus

Burgundydrop Bonnet

Edible

181

Mycena inclinata

Clustered Bonnet

Not edible

182

Mycena maculata

Reddish-Spotted Mycena

 

183

Mycena pearsoniana

No widely used specific common name

 

184

Mycena polygramma

Grooved Bonnet

Not edible

185

Mycena pura

Lilac Bonnet

Poisonous

186

Mycena rosea

Rosy Bonnet

Poisonous

187

Mycena rosella

Pink Bonnet

 

188

Mycetinis scorodonius

No widely used specific common name

 

189

Neobulgaria pura var. pura

Beech Jellydisc

Not edible

190

Neomarssoniella juglandis

No widely used specific common name

Plant Pathogen

191

Onnia tomentosa

Woolly velvet polypore

Not edible

192

Otidea onotica

Hare's Ear

 

193

Oudemansiella mucida

Porcelain Fungus

Edible, must be rinsed out of the slimy substance. Not recommended

194

Panellus mitis

Elastic Oysterling

Not edible

195

Panellus stipticus

Bitter Oysterling

Not edible

196

Paxina acetabulum

Vinegar Cup , Cabbage Leaf

Poisonous, must be cooked for a long time

197

Peniophora quercina

No widely used specific common name

Not edible

198

Peridermium pini

Resin-top Disease of Scots Pine

 Plant Pathogen

199

Peziza micropus

No widely used specific common name

Not edible

200

Peziza repanda

Palamino Cup

 

201

Phaeolus schweinitzii

Dyer's Mazegill

Not edible

202

Phallus impudicus var. impudicus

Stinkhorn

Edible only in the early stages when fragrant. Is considered aphrodisiac

203

Phellinus badius

No widely used specific common name

 

204

Phellinus igniarius

Willow Bracket

Not edible

205

Phellinus tuberculosus

Bracket Fungus

Not edible

206

Phlebia merismoides

Wrinkled Crust

Not edible

207

Pholiota adiposa

Fat Pholiota

Not edible

208

Pholiota elegans

No widely used specific common name

 

209

Pholiota flammans

Flaming Scalycap

Edible, but not recommended

210

Pholiota squarrosa

Shaggy Scalycap

Edible but with caution because there have been recorded some cases of indigestion and stomach upsets

211

Piptoporus betulinus

Birch Polypore, Razorstrop Fungus

Not edible

212

Pleurotus eryngii var. eryngii

King Oyster

 

213

Pleurotus ostreatus

Oyster Mushroom

 

214

Pluteus cervinus

Deer Shield

Edible, only in early stages

215

Pluteus petasatus

No widely used specific common name

 

216

Polyporus brumalis

Winter Polypore

Edible, but not recommended

217

Polyporus ciliatus

Fringed Polypore

 

218

Polyporus melanopus

No widely used specific common name

 

219

Polyporus squamosus

Dryad's Saddle

Edible, only in early stages and especially tasteful in soups

220

Polyporus tuberaster

Tuberous Polypore

 

221

Polyporus varius

Elegant polypore

Not edible

222

Postia stiptica

Bitter Bracket

 

223

Psathyrella bipellis

No widely used specific common name

 

224

Psathyrella candolleana

Pale Brittlestem

Edible

225

Psathyrella piluliformis

Common Stump Brittlestem

 

226

Psathyrella squamosa

No widely used specific common name

Unknown edibility

227

Pseudohydnum gelatinosum

Jelly Tooth

Not edible

228

Pseudotrametes gibbosa

Lumpy Bracket

Not edible

229

Pycnoporus cinnabarinus

Cinnabar Bracket

Not edible

230

Ramaria abietina

Green-staining Coral

Not edible

231

Ramaria aurea

Golden Coral, Golden clavaria

Not edible

232

Ramaria botrytis

Rosso Coral

Edible, exceptional

233

Ramaria fennica var. fennica

 Bitter Coral

 

234

Ramaria flava

Changle

Edible even though it can have a purgative action in some people.Better to be avoided

235

Ramaria lutea

No widely used specific common name

 

236

Ramaria stricta

Upright Coral

 

237

Reticularia lycoperdon

Slime Mould

Not edible

238

Rhytisma acerinum

Sycamore Tarspot

 

239

Rigidoporus sanguinolentus

No widely used specific common name

 

240

Russula acetolens

Vinegar Brittlegill

 

241

Russula albonigra

No widely used specific common name

 

242

Russula delica

Milk White Brittlegill

Edible

243

Russula densifolia

Crowded Brittlegill

 

244

Russula foetens

Stinking Brittlegill

Not edible

245

Russula gracillima

Slender Brittlegill

 

246

Russula heterophylla

Greasy Green Brittlegill

Edible

247

Russula mustelina

 Russet Brittlegill

 

248

Russula ochroleuca

Ochre Brittlegill

Edible, but of little value because of the spicy taste

249

Russula viscida

Viscid Brittlegill

 

250

Sarcodon imbricatus

Shingled Hedgehog, Scaly Hedgehog

Edible

251

Sarcodon scabrosus

Bitter Tooth

 

252

Sarcomyxa serotina

Olive Oysterling

 

253

Schizopora paradoxa

Split Porecrust

Not edible

254

Scleroderma bovista

Potato Earthball

Not edible

255

Scutellinia scutellata

Common Eyelash

Not edible

256

Skeletocutis sp.

No widely used specific common name

 

257

Spathularia flavida

Yellow Fan

 

258

Steccherinum fimbriatum

No widely used specific common name

 

259

Steccherinum ochraceum

Ochre Spreading Tooth

Not edible

260

Stemonitis axifera

Chocolate Tube Slime

Not edible

261

Stereum hirsutum

Hairy Curtain Crust

Not edible

262

Stereum zonarium  

No widely used specific common name

 

263

Stropharia aeruginosa

Verdigris Roundhead

Edible, after the slimy cap skin is removed. Some consider it poisonous. Better to be avoided

264

Stropharia semiglobata

Dung Roundhead

Not edible

265

Stropharia squamosa

No widely used specific common name

Poisonous

266

Suillus bovinus

Bovine Bolete

Edible, tasteful

267

Suillus collinitus

No widely used specific common name

 

268

Suillus granulatus

Weeping Bolete

 

269

Suillus luteus

Slippery Jack

Edible, and rather tasteful after the slimy cap skin is removed

270

Suillus variegatus

Velvet Bolete

Edible

271

Tapinella atrotomentosa

Velvet Rollrim

 

272

Thelephora terrestris

Earthfan

Not edible

273

Thyriopsis halepensis

No widely used specific common name

 

274

Trametes hirsuta

Hairy Bracket

 

275

Trametes multicolor

White-Rot Fungus

 

276

Trametes pubescens

Pale Turkeytail

 

277

Trametes suaveolens

Fragrant Bracket

 

278

Trametes velutina

No widely used specific common name

 

279

Trametes versicolor (syn. Coriolus versicolor)

Turkeytail

Not edible

280

Trichaptum abietinum

Purplepore Bracket

 

281

Trichia favoginea

No widely used specific common name

 

282

Tricholoma argyraceum

No widely used specific common name

Edible

283

Tricholoma aurantium

Orange Knight

Not edible

284

Tricholoma persicinum

No widely used specific common name

 

285

Tricholoma saponaceum

Soapy Knight

Edible, but of little value because of the intense odour

286

Tricholoma sulphureum

 Sulphur Knight

 

287

Tricholoma ustale

 Burnt Knight

 

288

Tricholoma vaccinum

Scaly Knight

Not edible

289

Tricholoma virgatum

 Ashen Knight

 

290

Tricholomopsis decora

Prunes and Custard

 

291

Tricholomopsis rutilans

Plums and Custard

Edible, but not recommended.
Causes indigestion

292

Tryblidiopsis picea

No widely used specific common name

 

293

Tuber aestivum

Summer Truffle

Edible

294

Tuber excavatum

No widely used specific common name

 

295

Tyromyces caesius

No widely used specific common name

Not edible

296

Vascellum pratense

Meadow Puffball

Edible when fruitbodies white and immature

297

Vibrissea truncorum

No widely used specific common name

Not edible

298

Xerocomus chrysenteron

Red Cracking Bolete

 

299

Xerocomus moravicus

Tawny Bolete

Edible, but pulpy after cooking

300

Xerocomus subtomentosus

Suede Bolete

Edible

301

Xeromphalina campanella

PInewood Gingertail

Not edible

302

Xerula pudens

No widely used specific common name

 

303

Xerula radicata

Rooting Shank

 

304

Xylaria hypoxylon

Candlesnuff Fungus

Not edible

 

REFERENCES:

·         Dr. Researcher Stephanos Diamandis (personal communication)

·         Stephanos Diamandis. (1992). Fungi of Greece. "ION" Publications

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