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Scaly Earthball

Scleroderma verrucosum


Small Puffball of some kind, about quarter size (1in. or slightly less) diameter.


growing in leaf litter, in pine and oak wood, with undergrowth of sabal palms, palmettos, and ferns mostly.


In the last pic, I removed some of the leaf litter from around it and laid it on its side. You can see the "base stalk" and some of the white mycelium. Found already "popped"

1 Species ID Suggestions

Mariana2 10 years ago
Scaly Earthball
scleroderma verrucosum Rogers Mushrooms - Scleroderma verrucosum Mushroom

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1 Comment

LivanEscudero 10 years ago

Thanx Mariana.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on Oct 13, 2012
Submitted on Nov 6, 2012

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