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Vesse de Loup Géante (Giant Puffball)

Calvatia gigantea

Description:

A gigantic (~35cm diameter) whitish fungi. Its size is diagnostic and make it impossible to mismatch. No smell, close to hazel tree and walnut tree.

Habitat:

Bocage

Notes:

And that specimen provides me the Mushroom mapping patch!

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Le Busseau, Poitou-Charentes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.57, Long: -0.58

Spotted on Jul 1, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

Spotted for mission

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