Tulostoma brumale Pers.:Pers.
common name(s) : Winter Stalkball
New classification: Basidiomycota/Agaricomycotina/Agaricomycetes/Agaricomycetidae/Agaricales/Agaricaceae
Former classification: Basidiomycota/Homobasidiomycetes/Gasteromycetideae/Tulostomatales/Tulostomataceae
synonyms: Tulostoma mammosum
edibility : inedible
The cap is spherical, white to ochre, with a long stem.
The fertile surface is internal: the spores are released as dust when mature.
It grows on the ground, in the dunes, on a rather calcareous soil.
The fruiting period takes place all year long.
width of cap approximately 1 cm (between 0.5 and 2 cm) |
| ||total height approximately 3.5 cm (between 2 and 6 cm) |
| ||width of stem approximately 3 mm (between 1 and 4 mm) |
Distinctive features : sorry, no English description yet
Tulostoma brumale is rare and confined in the forest of Rambouillet, and is infrequent, more generally speaking
|Above : distribution map of Tulostoma brumale in the forest of Rambouillet |
page updated on 14/01/18