Meadow puffball (Lycoperdon depressum)
- Division: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
- Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
- Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
- Subclass: Agaricomycetidae (Agaricomycetes)
- Order: Agaricales (Agaric or Lamellar)
- Family: Agaricaceae (Champignon)
- Genus: Lycoperdon (Raincoat)
- Type: Lycoperdon pratense (Meadow puffball)
- Vascellum field (Vascellum pretense)
- Vascellum meadow (A depressed vessel)
- Field raincoat (Lycoperdon pratense)
Rounded fruiting body, 2-4 cm in diameter, slightly tapering towards the base, first white, then turning yellow, becoming olive-brown during ripening. At the top, there is a hole for rashing spores. Short leg. Firm flesh with mild flavor. Olive brown spore powder.
While white, the mushroom is edible.
Grows on lawns, pastures, meadows.
Summer – late autumn.
Similar to other small raincoats.