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The False Puffball

Observed: 19th May 2010 By: this is reginathis is regina’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens

growing on a dead tree.


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

No interactions present.

Species with which false puffball (Reticularia lycoperdon) interacts


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a slime mould rather than a

a slime mould rather than a fungus so the common name is somewhat misleading

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that category is missing from the list of when you post an observation, what would be the most appropriate in this case?

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Its in the right category for

Its in the right category for the moment, there is a more sophisticated system in the background that should automatically transfer this observation to the right place now it has a name. However that system is not completed yet as the software people are looking at producing some exciting georaphical elements for ispot as their current task.

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I am glad to know that further development is going on with the site.

If there is a forum discussion on feedback and suggestions I might drop a few comments there ;)


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if you look towards the top

if you look towards the top of the page there is a dropdown list of forums, there are quite a few but one or more are about suggestions