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Meadow Puffball

Observed: 31st December 2011 By: gmh297
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Meadow Puffball
Meadow Puffball
Meadow Puffball

Habitat Found in grassland/meadow. Young puffball Hard and smooth. Old Puffball light brown and soft.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


miked's picture

I'd have said this was a

I'd have said this was a scleroderma earthball not a puffball, was this actually attached to the ground, could it have come from somewhere else. sclerodermas usually grow in woodland but can sometimes be found in other habitats although probably not in the middle of a grassy field as this appears to show.

flaxton's picture

S citrina for me too.

S citrinum for me too.