A cap , or Verpa ( lat. Verpa ) - a genus of fungi of the family morels (Morshella), akin to morels . Mushrooms of the genus cap are conditionally edible .
|International scientific name|
Verpa Sw. , 1814
Verpa conica Sw., 1814
Fruit bodies ( apothecia ) are large, up to 10 cm or more in height, similar in shape to hat-legged . Verps have bell-shaped hats with free edges (as opposed to morels) - hence the name of the genus. Outside, the hat is wrinkled, wrinkled, with winding folds or grooves extending vertically. Leg long, cylindrical, smooth, pubescent or slightly scaly, sometimes slightly grooved; whitish, yellowish or brownish.
Hats - mycorrhizal fungi and saprophytes , grow on the soil . Fruits are usually spring, highly demanding on the composition of the soil and on the trees with which they form mycorrhiza.
- Morel hat ( Verpa bohemica )
- Beanie ( Verpa conica )
- Diverse hat ( Verpa digialiformis )
- Plant World: in 7 tons. / Ed. Academician A.L. Tahtajyan. T.2. Slugs. Mushrooms - 2nd ed., Revised. - M .: Education, 1991 .-- 475 p. (Pp. 184-185).