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Common Puffball

Lycoperdon periatum


Hollow, brown with hole in the top.


Growing on moss covered, rotting log.


The hole in the top releases spores in a burst when triggered by rain drops.

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States

Spotted on Dec 26, 2020
Submitted on Dec 28, 2020

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