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Wood Puffball

Lycoperdon pyriforme

Description:

Small brown puff balls growing on a dead log.

Habitat:

Dead log in diverse woods near many small lakes and bogs.

2 Species ID Suggestions

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 7 years ago
Wood ppuffball
Lycoperdon pyriforme
dlebauer
dlebauer 7 years ago
Common puffball
Lycoperdon perlatum


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3 Comments

TKBotting
TKBotting 7 years ago

Cool! Thanks -- I'm having trouble following the bouncing ball so-to-speak... should I move this to the 'other' category?

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 7 years ago

Lycogala doesnt forms a true mouth. It's because Lycogala isn't a real fungi. It's a Myxogastria (now in protozoa).

EduHerNav
EduHerNav 7 years ago

Not a Lycoperdon perlatum, it's a Lycoperdon pyriforme, the only species that grows in wood.

TKBotting
Spotted by
TKBotting

Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Sep 2, 2012
Submitted on Sep 8, 2012

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