Observation 180018: Fuligo septica (L.) F.H. Wigg.

When: 2014-09-11

Collection location: Borovoye National Park, Akmola District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

53.0195° 70.1906° 431m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Notes:
Fuligo septica (L.) F.H. Wigg. (180018) Physacaceae, Physarales. (Scrambled-egg Slime, Белая пена с порошком кофе).

White soft mass looks as fine shining foam or fine white caviar; it turns into coffee-like fine powder when dried.

Mushroom: 2-6cm wide and 1-3cm high, oval or circular convex mass, it looks as white shining foam with tiny bubbles when young and soft. Fine granular mass becoming almost smooth with thin fragile skin; broken soft mass is pinkish or brownish-white, then in a week it turns into fragile and loose dark chocolate brown shining powder (spores).
Habitat: rare kind, single or small groups on pine-tree stumps or trunks.
Edibility: no data
Season: June-August.

19.09.2014_755_1 53.01950°"N”, 70.1906389°"E”, 431m
16.09.2014_755 52.97178°"N”, 70.4175°"E”, 390m

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19.09.2014_755_1 It is the same as 755 old dry mushroom
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Fuligo septica _WD.jpg
16.09.2014_WD 52.97178°"N”, 70.4175°"E”, 390m

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