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It is a white mushroom like thing that has been growing in my yard




Does anybody know what type of mushroom it is

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenSaxton 11 years ago
small puffball
Calvatia sp Puffball

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KarenSaxton 11 years ago

definitely a puffball, although, if you have any thoughts of eating it, it is important to cut through the mushroom and note the inside. If it is uniform, white and with no mushroom shape inside then it is a puffball... usually has slightly cheesy texture, as opposed to standard mushroom texture.

Once it begins to color(spores maturing) then it is no longer tasty.

If you see the shape of a mushroom inside, it is (most likely) poisonous Amanita in the "egg" stage

Angel Starlet
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Angel Starlet

Västernorrlands län, Sweden

Spotted on Aug 12, 2012
Submitted on Aug 12, 2012

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