A fungus with shaped like a brain.
An incredible fungus!
2- Cell type: Eukaryotic cell
3- Cell organisation: Pluricellular organisation
4- Nutrition: Heterotroph
5- Reproduction: Asexual reproduction with spores and sexual reproduction.
6- Habitat: North America and North Europe.
1- Kingdom: Fungi
2- Phylum: Ascomycota
3- Class: Ascomycetes
4- Order: Pezizales
5- Family: Discinaceae
6- Genus: Gyromitra
7- Species: Gyromitra esculenta
The fungus can be toxic and mortal when you eat crude, but in places like Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and the Great Lakes of North America is a popular food. In Spain is prohibited the sale.
In Finland, the people eat Gyromitra in tortillas, in soups and in stir-fries.