Observation 187169: Climacodon pulcherrimus (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Nikol.

When: 2005-08-17

Collection location: Colonel Island Forest, Semey town, East Kazakhstan District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

50.417° 80.242° 450m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Climacodon pulcherrimus Hydnaceae, Aphyllophorales. (Климакодон красивейший).

Whitish soft thick mass with velvety surface.
Mushroom: 8-16cm wide and 3-6cm high, semispherical or convex mass, sometimes rounded irregular-shaped and bumpy, yellowish- or pinkish-white, cream-white with velvety semitransparent surface darkening after bruising. Very young mushroom looks as fresh building foam, later stiff and hairy.
Habitat: rare kind, single or crowded overlapped cluster in old well-shadowed maple and white poplar forest. It grows on old partially rotten stumps or trunks.
Edibility: no data.
Season: June-August (after rains).

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