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Calvatia cyathiformis (Purple-spored Puffball)


3 inch diameter brown hemispherical mushroom with cracked brown cap, white interior.


in grass under Linden tree (near oaks too) in prospect park brooklyn


below ground portion is lighter color, wavy/wrinkled.

No species ID suggestions

New York City, New York, USA

Lat: 40.67, Long: -73.97

Spotted on Oct 4, 2010
Submitted on Oct 4, 2010

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