Cauliflower fungus

Sparassis crispa

  • Cauliflower fungus
  • Cauliflower fungus
  • Flower name
    Cauliflower fungus
  • Scientific name
    Sparassis crispa
  • Aliasカラマツマイタケ, 花弁茸, 唐松舞茸, Cauliflower fungus, Sparassis crispa, Hanabiratake
  • Place of origincultivar (Mt. Miwa)
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering season

What is Cauliflower fungus

Cauliflower fungus or Hanabiratake (scientific name: Sparassis crispa) is a mushroom of the family Sparassidaceae. It grows naturally in conifers such as larch, Todo, Fir and Tsuga. Although the original species naturally grows in Miwayama mountain, cultivars are sold as edible mushrooms. It is shaped like white petals gathered. There is not much taste. Unusual mushrooms are not sold at supermarkets etc.

Name: Cauliflower fungus, scientific name: Sparassis crispa, aka: Cauliflower fungus, Hanabiratake, distribution: cultivar (Mt. Miwa), The whole shape: petal shape, color: white to light yellow, the overall size: 15 to 30 cm, petal: spore, although there are spores but no petals, harvest period: all year round (cultivar).


  • Eye
    Polyporales
  • Family
    Sparassidaceae
  • Genus
    Sparassis
  • Species
    S. crispa
  • Type of flower
    Other
  • Array of flower
    Other
  • Petal shape
    without
  • Leaf type
    Other
  • Edge of the leaf
    Other
  • Life typemushroom
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height ~ cm
  • Diameter of flower15.0 ~ 30.0 cm

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