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Scultped Puffball

Calvatia sculpta

Habitat:

Growing from soil and pine duff in mixed conifer forest.

Notes:

Edible when young and flesh is still firm and white. Toxic species of Amanita can resemble puffballs when young. Never eat wild mushrooms without expert identification.

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3 Comments

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Very cool looking!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Amazing! I thought it was a pine cone at first!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 7 years ago

This is beautiful!

RandyL.
Spotted by
RandyL.

California, USA

Spotted on May 18, 2013
Submitted on Dec 25, 2013

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