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Pigskin poison puffball

Scleroderma citrinum


The skin of the earthball is white in earlier stages, cream or yellow and became ochre-brown or green with age, it is covered by scales of irregular shapes .Inside the earthball the spore mass, is white at first , turns brown,in the second stage and becoming purple-brown at the lat stages


In a mix forest in Leonte,Cabril mountain


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Thanks Misako,i will take a look :-)

misako 4 years ago

Cool mushroom photos António--I have a few I need to upload from Patagonia.

Thanks Mauna for your nice comment

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 4 years ago

Nice spotting, António!


Lat: 41.80, Long: -8.14

Spotted on Jan 10, 2015
Submitted on Jan 22, 2015

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