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Common Prettymouth

Calostoma fuscum


reddish-browb puffball supported by a tower composed of a network of gelatinised strands. The outer layer is a cap that falls off to reveal the thin walled, orange mouthed sac that containes the spores.


Soil inhabiting Dries small and hard but revives when moistened. Single or in clusters; locally abundant.

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Devonport, Tasmania, Australia

Lat: -41.58, Long: 146.38

Spotted on Jul 18, 2015
Submitted on Jul 19, 2015

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