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Almost "Dwarf" Giant Puffball

Observed: 28th July 2011 By: ben rigsbyben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensben rigsby’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

not a very impressive specimen.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

DavidHowdon's picture

Calvatia gigantea

iSpot seems to use the name Calvatia gigantea - which is correct?

flaxton's picture

Calvatia is (currently;)) the

Calvatia is (currently;)) the one on the British Checklist.

DavidHowdon's picture

In that case

I suggest that the original recorder enters a revised ID using this name so everying links up on iSpot.

Rather not do it myself as he has correctly identified the specimen and so should get the credit.