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Puff ball fungus

Observed: 17th March 2010 By: LydiaRosieLydiaRosie’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Ball shaped fungus that released powder when squeezed. Found on mossy dead wood.


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

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Puffball Trivia

Puffballs are named for the fact that puffs of spores are released when the dry and powdery tissues of the mature spherical fruiting body are disturbed.