Asterophora raincoat

Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides) Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides) Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides)

Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides)

Systematics:

  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
  • Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
  • Family: Lyophyllaceae (Lyophilic)
  • Genus: Asterophora (Asterophora)
  • Species: Asterophora lycoperdoides (Asterophora raincoat)

Asterophora raincoat Asterophora lycoperdoides

Photo by: Vyacheslav Stepanov

Description: A hat with a diameter of about 1-2 (2.5) cm, at first hemispherical with a pressed curved edge, matte, white, then cracks, becoming covered with a brown powdery coating of cocoa color, later cushion-shaped, with a curved edge, velvety, brownish, cocoa color.

The plates are first implicitly expressed, then folded, sparse, thick, adherent, whitish.

The leg is 1-3 cm long and about 0.3 (0.5) cm in diameter, cylindrical, curved, often narrowed, made inside, brownish with a white bloom.

The pulp is dense, jelly-like, watery, whitish under the cap, gray-brown in the middle, brownish, with a damp smell.

Distribution: Distributed in July – August in deciduous and coniferous forests, parasitizes on the old blackened Black Podgruzdka (Russula adusta), less often on Skripitsa (Lactarius vellereus), in groups, is not rare.

Grade: The edibility of Asterophora raincoat is not known.

Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides) Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides) Asterophora raincoat (Asterophora lycoperdoides)

Photo of the Asterophora raincoat mushroom from the questions in recognition:

Asterophora lycoperdoides - Asterophora raincoat Asterophora lycoperdoides - Asterophora raincoat 2017.04.15 Olga

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