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Spherical funghi

Observed: 6th June 2011 By: rmj5
pale funghal spheres

Dug up from 6 inches down beneath some forsythia bushes in the garden. Thin white threads visible from one of these spheres.


Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.


miked's picture

did you try to 'hatch them

did you try to 'hatch them out', could try in milk bottle or similar container might or might not work. have n't tried it myself.

davidm06's picture


If in doubt, slice it in half and if reasonably developed, you will see the developing stinkhorn enclosed in jelly. See http://www.nifg.org.uk/species/photos/Phallus_impudicus3.jpg. If it is solid, it maybe a truffle.