Description of rowing crowded

Due to the high protein content, mushrooms are a substitute for meat. Crowded rowing (Lyofillum) replaces chicken not only in nutritional value, but also in taste.

Description of rowing crowded

Mushroom description

Lyophillums grow on the ground in deciduous or mixed forests. The species begins to bear fruit in late August, the last representatives are found in the forest in November.

Mushroom Description:

  • hat diameter - 4-12 cm, color dirty white, gray-brown, brightens with age;
  • the shape of the cap is initially hemispherical, the edges are wrapped, in adult Mushrooms it is convex-spread, the edges are wavy or lobed;
  • the hat is fleshy but brittle;
  • plates are frequent, yellowish, when pressed become darker;
  • leg 3–9 cm high, girth 0.5–2.5 cm, cylindrical, sometimes slightly swollen or thickened downward;
  • growing in groups, legs strongly fused to the base.

The mushroom grows in a large family, but sometimes there are lonely representatives. Mushrooms of different ages with different shapes and shades of hats are found in the group. Young mushrooms are recommended for food.

According to the description, the crowded row is easy to confuse with the poisonous row of fused. The species has a lighter color, a white leg, which becomes hollow with age. Previously, the lyophillum fused was edible, in recent years, after a detailed study of the components, it was classified as poisonous. When cooking toxic substances from the mycelium are not removed.

Mushrooms bear fruit from late August to November

Mushroom benefits

If you properly collect and cook mushrooms, they have the following effects on the body:

  • antibacterial;
  • antiviral;
  • anti-inflammatory;
  • antiradical (prevents excessive oxidation in the body);
  • immunostimulating (increases the overall resistance of the body to diseases);
  • hepatotoxic (cleanses the liver);
  • hypoglycemic (lowers blood glucose).

Also, vitamins of group B in the composition of the fungus contribute to brain activity, increase efficiency. The use of a product strengthens blood vessels.


Crowded rowing is prohibited for use in the following cases:

  • age up to 12 years;
  • pregnancy and lactation;
  • diseases of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • renal failure;
  • liver failure.

In the presence of contraindications, poisoning occurs. The main symptoms are headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, loose stools. If symptoms occur, the person is washed the stomach. Then he must take special preparations to eliminate toxins and normalize the composition of microflora.

You can’t eat mushrooms that grow close to working factories loaded with highways. Fruit bodies quickly collect toxins.


Crowded rowing has found application in culinary, traditional and traditional medicine. It is an object of scientific research.

In cooking

Lyophillum is allowed to eat only after cooking. Species refers to conditionally edible. After 10-15 minutes boiling in clean water toxic substances leave mycelium.

Boiled mushroom tastes like chicken. It is consumed with vegetables, added to soups, salted and pickled. Vegetarians use the product to supplement the protein in the body.

The crowded rowing has found application in culinary, traditional and traditional medicine

In medicine

The chemical composition and useful properties have led to the widespread use of lyophillums in medicine. Antibacterial and antiviral drugs are obtained from fruiting bodies. Mushrooms are also included in the diet for patients with diabetes, because they normalize blood sugar levels.

On the basis of lyophillums, preparations for atherosclerosis are made. Some components of the mycelium are able to stop the formation of cholesterol plaques.

The anticancer activity of fungi is studied. Some drugs for sarcoma, breast and uterine cancer contain components of mycelium.

Lyophillum alcohol extract is used for topical use in inflammatory skin diseases. Mushroom tinctures are widely used in folk medicine for high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and also to slow down skin aging.


Lyophillum is a tasty and healthy agaric. It is common in mixed and deciduous forests throughout Russia. Mushroom pickers pick the variety mainly for pickling. It is important to carefully select a collection site and study descriptions of poisonous and inedible mushrooms similar to lyophillum.


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