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boule de neige

horse mushroom—or a dessert

Frank Gardiner aka Zonda Grattus,  is the sole owner and copyright holder of this photograph and agrees to publish it under the Own Work, Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Agaricus arvensis, a mushroom which, when big and round, can indeed resemble a boule de neige (snowball). They are frequently found near horse fields.

A boule de neige can also be a small cake or biscuit covered with powdered sugar, grated coconut or thickened cream.



Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Luridiformis at English Wikipedia