Porhovka (Bovista) is a fungus, which refers to the form of rain fungi. Porhovku can be used in cooking, however, some perfect taste she does not stand out. It is worth remembering porhovku eat only when you need more flesh is white, after blackening fungus spores throws.
The form of the fungus is a bit like egg or ball. Porhovki diameter reaches 6-7 cm.
The best place to grow and spread porhovok considered coniferous and deciduous forests, pastures and meadows, with excellent fertile soils. Time to collect porhovki – summer.