Common Earthball

Common Earthball

Observation - Common Earthball - UK and Ireland. Description: About 7cm with pseudostipe about 2cm mostly below ground, Under Oak and Hazel mostly and recently cut bracken. Slightly acid soil. Quite 'heavy'. Spore mass (Gleba) black with purple tint. 'Skin' (peridium) 2mm

About 7cm with pseudostipe about 2cm mostly below ground, Under Oak and Hazel mostly and recently cut bracken. Slightly acid soil. Quite 'heavy'. Spore mass (Gleba) black with purple tint. 'Skin' (peridium) 2mm