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Giant Puff-ball. (langermannia gigantea)

giant puff ball

Habitat:

Widespread, grows in grassy medows, among nettles and open woodland. This fungi cannot be confused with others because of its large size when fully developed.

Season:

Early summer till Autumn.

Cooking and preparation:

Despite its large size it is fugacious, so handle with care. Wipe outer surface with a damp cloth, making sure the flesh inside is completely white, slice into cutlet shaped pieces and fry with breadcrumbs. Feeds many!

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