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Lycoperdon nigrescens Dusky Puffball

Observed: 18th September 2011 By: miked
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Lycoperdon nigrescens Dusky Puffball
Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

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Comments

flaxton's picture

It has started to loose its

It has started to loose its spines and is showing the reticulated pattern which splits this from L umbrinum.

miked's picture

Yes I wanted to find one of

Yes I wanted to find one of these to help the recent debates between the two species. Its interesting to look through the other observations of L. nigrescens as some of them may be a bit dodgy.