In 2019, near Tobolsk, a new species of mushroom was found, previously unknown to science. He was found on the route “Pearls of the Tobolsk flora” of the ecological trail of SIBUR. It grows in groups on dead aspen wood, a non-poisonous species. The discovery belongs to scientists of the Tobolsk Complex Scientific Station of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The mushroom belongs to the genus of crepidots. Currently, about 200 species of this fungus have been described, but the found specimen is still unknown to scientists. About 10 of its species are known in Russia.

The new mushroom was named Crepidotus tobolensis.