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Lizard Viper: description, habitat, composition

The lilac-legged lizard is very largePlate edible, but a rare mushroom. In cooking, various dishes are prepared from it (fried, boiled, stewed). To taste this ranks are like chicken meat. In addition, this fungus can be harvested in a marinated form for future use. In the people it is called the blue root or the synenkovka. This fungus has a very interesting color.



The lilac-legged lizard has first a hemispherical,later a spherical head, then it flattened. The diameter is 10-15 cm. Its surface is leathery, dry, smooth. Can be light brown, pale cream, light ocher shade. Plates in the fungus are loose, frequent, cream or yellow in color. Leg slightly thicker at base, cylindrical, longitudinally fibrous. At first it is solid, but then cavities may appear. Diameter - about 3 cm, height - up to 8 cm. The surface is fibrous, matte, has a lilac or light purple hue. Pulp is thick, firm, fleshy, elastic in young specimens, watery, slightly violet, whitish or pale cream. With slices and slices, it does not change its shade. In mature mushrooms it is loose and colored in lilac-brown color. The pulp has an interesting fruity odor and a pleasant taste. Spore powder has a pinkish-yellow hue. The lilac-toothed lizard is one of the most cold-resistant mushrooms. It continues to vegetate even after frosts to -5 C.

Mushroom Leopard

Beneficial features

Not only a very interesting externally fungus isa lilac-legged girl (you can see her photo in this article). This mushroom has a rich mineral-vitamin composition, which causes its great value as a food product. In addition, it has a whole list of useful properties. Mushroom lindevalka lilac-legged has a pronounced antibiotic activity. From it, such antibiotic substances are distinguished: nemotin, agrocibin, biformin, drosophylline, polyporin and others.


The lilac-legged lizard prefers humus soilsand often grows not in the forest more often, but in open glades and meadows. She often settles near livestock farms and human habitation, favors old heaps of manure and compost. From the woods prefer the deciduous. This fungus grows alone and in large groups. A lilac-legged lizard can form large witch rings (diameter - several tens of meters). In the central zone of the Russian Federation this mushroom usually fructifies once a year - in the autumn (September-December). In the southern parts, the lilac-legged peasant gives a harvest even in the spring (March-May). However, the spring fertility is lower than the autumn one.

Leopard Viper Photo

This mushroom is very similar to the other row- purple. It grows in woods on a litter of fallen leaves. Unlike the lilac stratum, this fungus is completely violet (especially at an early age). To confuse these varieties is fearless. Because the purple strider is an edible and very tasty mushroom. In cooking, they are used almost identically. Inedible and poisonous doubles in the ranks of the vinous lily are not present. The fungus is easily identified due to its unique two-tone color.

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