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Mosaic puffball

Handkea utriformis


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


Growing in grass.


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

1 Comment

KarenL 6 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!


Lat: 35.90, Long: -86.96

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

Spotted for mission

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