thecraftykitty's picture

Puffball?

Observed: 12th September 2013 By: thecraftykitty
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Description:
Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Common Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum) interacts

Comments

marksteer's picture

Looks like it may have 'long'

Looks like it may have 'long' stipe which might suggest it is Scaly Earthball Scleroderma verrucosum. If I remember rightly Bracknell Forest is sandy soil can you confirm soil? and did it have long stipe?

The more I know the more I realise I don't know

flaxton's picture

It does look to have an

It does look to have an elongated shape but the scales on the surface are too big for S verrucosum or S areolatum.