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Puffball

Observed: 11th September 2011 By: louise bentley
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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darren.lean's picture

puffball

This looks like a common earthball as it is brown on the outside. What colour is it inside? If it has a small stem it could even be a scaly earthball.

flaxton's picture

Darren You can see from the

Darren
You can see from the photo the white internal flesh where they have been damaged/eaten.
If you look at
http://www.ispot.org.uk/node/219283?nav=users_observations
you will see what the outside of an the three most common earthballs looks like.