Observation 187171: Reticularia lycoperdon Bull.

When: 2005-08-07

Collection location: Semipalatinsk surroundings forest or Semey Ormany, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

50.417° 80.242° 450m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Fuligo septica (L.) Wigg. (187171) 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 is fragile and loose dark chocolate brown as shining powder (spores).
Habitat: rare kind, single or small groups on pine-tree stumps or trunks.
Edibility: no data
Season: June-August.

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