Observation 182974: Arachnion Album Schw.

When: 2014-08-03

Collection location: Prishakhtinsk forest, Karaganda town vicinity, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.928389° 73.051167° 582m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Arachnion Album Schw. Arachniaceae Lycoperdales. (Дождевик белый маленький гладкий)

Fleshy tiny white ball-shaped mushroom.

Mushroom: 1-4cm wide, 1-3 cm high, ball-shaped smooth, slightly wrinkled at very base with root-like brown thread; white very thin skin up to brownish-white or dull yellowish-brown when old.
Flesh is white when young, then greenish-yellow up to ochre-brown or olive-brown spore powder as dry dust. Old mushroom turns into pore-bearing dusty ball which easily broken off or blows up with spore powder.
Habitat: common kind; small groups scattered along pine-tree and Acer negúndo forest edge or in meadows, minor under trees.
Edibility: edible and delicious when young and flesh is white. It is the tastiest kind of this location.
Season: June-September.

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