The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(literally, “dead-end mushroom”), the folk name for various edible mushrooms, the lower side of whose cap is “plugged” by a mycelium of parasitic sac fungi of the genus Hypomyces.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.