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Mosaic puffball

Handkea utriformis

Description:

Large ball type fungus that looks a lot like a meadow mushroom from the top.

Habitat:

Growing in grass.

Notes:

Can any one ID this for me? I'm interested to find out if it is edible! Photo #3 shows the under side.

1 species ID suggestions

Calvatia
Calvatia Calvatia

1 Comment

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Luc! It looks like they could be the mosaic puffball (Handkea utriformis) though I think I will do a little more research before I eat them for my supper!

Tennessee

Lat: 35.90, Long: -86.96

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

Spotted for mission

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