Fungi

Aleuria

Fungi, as a one of three kingdoms, beside flora and fauna, is any of a group of unicellular, multicellular, or multinucleate non-photosynthetic organisms feeding on organic matter, which include moulds, yeast, mushrooms, and toadstools.

On Fruska Gora mountain, fungi are growing on pastures, meadows, in forests - everywhere where the land is not cultivated.

tricholomopsis

Edible mushrooms that can be found on Fruska Gora are suncanica (Macrolepiota procera), paprena mlecnica (Lactarius piperatus), lisicarka (Cantharellus cibarius), djurdjevaca (Tricholoma georgii), biserka (Amanita rubescens), velika djubretarka (Coprinus comatus), poljska rudnjaca (Agaricus campestris), sumska rudnjaca (Agaricus silvaticus), jablanovaca (Agrocybe aegerita), modrikaca (Lepista nuda), pravi vrganj (Boletus edulis), smcak (Morchella esculenta), mrka trubaca (Craterellus cornucopioides), skripavac (Polyporus squamosus) etc.

amanita

One should be very careful picking up the mushrooms, because there are some deadly species on Fruska Gora also - zelena pupavka (Amanita phalloides) and panterovka (Amanita pantherina). Poisonous, but not deadly, are zuta pupavka (Amanita citrina), muhara (Amanita muscaria), ludara (Boletus satanas) and bljuvara (Russula emetica).

Besides fungi mentioned above, interesting, for their beauty and shape, are also trud (Fomes fomentarius), babino uvo (Sarcoscypha coccinea), pticje gnezdo (Cyathus striatus), djavolji prsti (Xylaria polymorpha), strsak (Phallus impudicus) and mucilaginous fungi Lycogala epidendron, Fuligo septica, Stemonitis ferruginea, Arcyria denudata, Tubifera ferruginosa, Trichia scabra.

sarcoscypha