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Pigskin Puffball

Scleroderma citrinum

Description:

Exploded puffball. The gray stuff is the spores. The skin is thick and tough. Unlike other puffballs, these do not get an opening at the top to release the spores, but rather explode and open up as seen in the last photo

Habitat:

Sandy, pebbly area of a suburban yard


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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

That is an amazing find, Machi. That explosion would be an amazing sight to see.

Florida, USA

Lat: 28.89, Long: -82.57

Spotted on Dec 15, 2018
Submitted on Mar 15, 2019

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