Photo and description of the yellow cobweb
Triumphal cobweb is a fairly common mushroom, but, despite this, few people know it, so most mushroom pickers, afraid of poisoning, prefer to bypass it. And it’s even in vain, since this type of cobweb is considered the most delicious, and also has a large number of nutrients. It is named so because of its golden color, but it also has another name - yellow bog.
The triumphal cobweb belongs to the family Cortinariaceae (Cobweb), the genus - cortinarius (cobweb). The mushroom cap is hemispherical, but it can be either convex or flat. Color is yellow-orange. The surface of the hat is sticky, but can dry out in hot weather. The pulp is dense, soft, yellow in color with a white tint. Has a mushroom smell and a bitter taste. The plates that are at the bottom of the hat, dark, can paint your hands when touched. Leg at the cobweb from 8 to 15 cm long, expanded at the base, yellow in color with small light veins.
Important! The appearance of the golden cobweb is quite common, so it can be confused with other inedible mushrooms. It is recommended to collect them only to mushroom pickers, who can well distinguish edible mushroom from poisonous.
Where and when it grows
Yellow bog moss grows from mid-August to the end of September. It lives in deciduous forests, mainly near birches. It prefers mostly dry and bright areas, but it can often be found on the edge of swamps. Basically, the bog is growing in groups.
Edible or not
Within the genus of cobwebs, there are many similar species, many of which are edible.. Triumphant cobweb is not toxic. Experienced mushroom pickers who know how to distinguish it from dangerous counterparts note that it is well suited for salting, and if you add it to the soup, it will enrich it with a rich mushroom aroma and taste. In addition to taste, this mushroom has another advantage - the presence of nutrients for the body.
Did you know? A decoction of the Golden Cobweb removes heaviness in the stomach and reduces intoxication during poisoning.
Useful properties and restrictions on use
At the moment, the yellow cobweb is not used in folk medicine, but scientists have proved that it is a powerful antiseptic. But due to the fact that he is very similar to his poisonous counterparts, they stopped using him as a medicine, fearing to harm the body. But, despite the positive qualities of the mushroom, not everyone can use it.
- There are a number of contraindications:
- heart diseases;
- colon diseases;
- high blood glucose;
It is forbidden to use for children and the elderly. In their body there are no enzymes that can digest this type of mushroom. It is also contraindicated in pregnancy.
Golden Cobweb can be eaten fried, boiled, salted, canned or pickled. Basically, they are prepared as a side dish for the main dish. Some culinary experts say that their taste is somewhat reminiscent of a nut.
There are many recipes for preparing a bogbill, for one of them you will need:
- triumphal cobweb - 500 g;
- flour - 4 tablespoons;
- vegetable oil - 3 tablespoons;
- dill, parsley.
Cooking begins with the fact that the mushrooms must be peeled and boiled well, sometimes draining the water (about 15 minutes). Next, cut them into small pieces. Heat a frying pan and fry in vegetable oil until half cooked. After this pour the flour and mix thoroughly. Stew the mushrooms for a couple of minutes. Before serving, you can decorate the dish with herbs. It is best used hot. To prepare such a dish is not difficult even for a novice cook. But your guests will definitely be pleasantly surprised.
You can use the bogbill no more than 150 g per day, because it has a lot of protein, and in large quantities it is poorly absorbed
There are a large number of varieties of poisonous cobwebs. The problem is that the mushrooms are very similar to each other, so confusing them is very easy. One of these mushrooms is the brilliant spider web.. It is dangerous because in its body there is a slowly acting toxin, which adversely affects the human kidneys, which leads to death. The poison of this fungus is not removed by any type of heat treatment.
Although it is inedible mushroom in appearance and looks like a bog, there are still distinctive features:
- bright yellow leg;
- the color of the pulp is lemon yellow or gray yellow;
- the smell of flesh resembles bread.
Another double of the edible bog goat webs. Due to its terrible smell and taste, it is inedible. Often you can meet him in deciduous and coniferous areas.
Did you know? The bog moss very often grows near the breast, but most mushroom pickers opt for the popular mushroom, so the bog marsh is quite rare in recipes.
You can distinguish from a golden bogbill by the following signs:
- a white hat with a purple tint and a fringed edge;
- the pulp is white-blue with an unpleasant odor of acetylene;
- leg of lilac color with scales.
The yellow cobweb is an edible mushroom that can easily decorate any holiday table. But before going to the forest, carefully read the description of edible and inedible species, so as not to put mushrooms in the basket that are dangerous to human health.