Observation 210522: Lycogala epidendrum (J.C. Buxb. ex L.) Fr.

When: 2015-05-20

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.3924° 75.395° 1112m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Notes:
Hypoxylon fragiforme (Pers. ex Fr.) Kickx., Xylariaceae, Sphaeriales. (Гипоксилон ломкий Г. земляничный, Red Cushion Hypoxylon)

Mushroom: 5-20mm wide, 3-16mm high, round, salmon-pink color (no data what color was before), then light brick up to dull purplish-brown (reddish-brown inside); soft mass under very thin skin; smooth and often looks bumpy, because of intergrowth of balls.
Stalk is absent.
Habitat: rather rare kind, small or big swarms at the old partially rotten deciduous stumps or trunks (mainly rotten birch wood) in pine-tree forest with some birches and aspen.
Edibility: no data.
Season: May-July.

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