Fiber patuyard belongs to the poisonous mushrooms from the genus Fiber. This species is the most toxic of all in the family and can lead to human death. The danger is associated with the fact that it grows in the same places with edible varieties, and inexperienced mushroom pickers may well take it for a safe specimen.

Mushroom type:Inedible, poisonous
Other names (synonyms):Inocybe erubescens, Fibers blushing
Latin name:Inocybe patouillardii
Family:Fiber (Inocybaceae)
Distinctive feature:Fiber patuyard - the mushroom is very poisonous, sometimes it can cause fatal poisoning. Symptoms of poisoning appear 20-25 minutes after eating. Signs of poisoning: increased blood pressure, headache, dizziness, nausea, trembling limbs, slowing down of cardiovascular activity.
Season start:May
End of the season:October
Leg height (cm):3-9 cm
Hat width (cm):4-10 cm
Tasting score:-
Hat:first bell-shaped, then prostrate, with a tubercle in the center, cracks in old age, in young mushroomswhitish, then reddish, straw yellow.
Leg:cylindrical, strong, dense, fibrous, slightly thickened at the base. There are grooves along the entire length of the leg.
Hymenophore (lower part of the cap):the plates are very frequent, not wide, pink, then brown, with reddish spots, white at the edges and covered with fluff.
Disputes:brownish, oval or bean-shaped, smooth, 12 × 6 μm.
Pulp:white, if damaged it turns red, especially for old specimens.
Natural environment and mycorrhiza:in coniferous and deciduous forests.
False doubles:often confused with Calocybe gambosa, which has no reddish hues and smells like flour. It is also possible to confuse it with the less poisonous or even simply inedible Fiber Godeya Inocybe godeyi, which also has a bright reddish color. But this mushroom is distinguished by its small size and swollen base of the stem.
Medicinal properties:-
Spreading:in Europe and parts of Asia

Description of the mushroom

The Latin name for Fiber patuyara is Inocybe erubescens. Two other terms can also be used: Inocybe patouillardii and Inocybe lateraria. Additional Russian names: Fibers blushing, Inotsiba blushing. The fungus is deadly poisonous.

Knowing exactly what a poisonous fiberfish looks like, you can distinguish it from edible mushrooms. External characteristics of this species:

  • Hat. Diameter from 3 to 9 cm. It has a yellowish with a reddish tinge and visible radial fibers on the surface. In mature fruiting bodies that are already beginning to deteriorate, the cap may turn brick-red. Its shape changes as the fruiting body grows - from cone-shaped to outstretched with a smoothed tubercle in the center.