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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Lycoperdon nigrescens Pers. 1794

Lycoperdon nigrescens – Dusky puffball

Synonyms: Lycoperdon album, Lycoperdon foetidum, Lycoperdon peckii, Lycoperdon perlatum.

Common name: dusky puffball.

Russian name: Dozhdevik cherneiushchiy.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Lycoperdon nigrescens, commonly known as the dusky puffball, is a type of puffball mushroom in the genus Lycoperdon. It was first described scientifically in 1794 by the Swedish naturalist Göran Wahlenberg.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Dusky puffball mushrooms (<B>Lycoperdon nigrescens</B>) in a spruce forest near Beloostrovskoe Road in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-08-28.htm">August 28, 2017</A>
LinkDusky puffball mushrooms (Lycoperdon nigrescens) in a spruce forest near Beloostrovskoe Road in Dibuny, north-west from Saint Petersburg. Russia, August 28, 2017
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, Курортный район, посёлок Песочный

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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