Sarcodon scabrosus (Fr.) P. Karst.
Igor MUOB 267734
Verbatim Date: 2016-8-12
Kazakhstan, Akmola District, Borovoye National Park
The most similar are 50992 and 74093 (?). Cap: 10-20cm wide, convex when young up to disc plane with slightly depressed centre; light brown up to chocolate brown often with white cracks that make an image of appressed scales in age, smooth when young; margin often inrolled. Flesh has very weak pinkish-brown bruising. Stalk: 5-10cm long, brownish-white up to light brown. Spines: decurrent, 5-10 mm, light brown (sometimes violet brown) up to brown with whitish tips. Habitat: common kind, small group minor single in pine-tree forest with rare birches. Edibility: purplish after boiling, fried mushroom has good, but specific taste as somewhat smoked meat; taste of dried fresh mushroom is intensely bitter. Season: July-September.
Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: ed615fad-ea7d-40d7-b383-9aa24b9f04e1