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Western giant puffball

Calvatia booniana


Late stage for this puffball. Rusty dirty yellow inside (pic 3). About 25 cm.


Spotted on the edge of a dirt road. Pine forest nearby. 2000 ft a.s.l.

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Brian38 a year ago

Thank you very much Neil, Lauren and Danielle. I had taken the picture a year ago and for some reason I didn't think much of it. Then a couple of days ago I'm looking at it and realized the cracked surface was really cool and interesting.

DanielePralong a year ago

I too love that "cracked" pattern!

LaurenZarate a year ago

I agree with Neil! A wonderful piece of art. You should frame this one.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Perfect natural abstract art. Better than anything I could ever do. Such a cool spotting, Brian.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2018
Submitted on Jun 8, 2019

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