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Postia ptychogaster


An imperfect form, shaped like a cushion up to 10 cm across, white browning with age. The surface is hairy and the interior brown to ochraceus. Soft and juicy when young, crumbling with age. Like a puffball.


Saprobic on decayed conifer wood especially stumps, occasionally found on heathland on the roots of living Calluna.


Spotted in Paleispark 't Loo in rural area of apeldoorn, Holland. (sources:see reference)

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Apeldoorn, Gelderland, Netherlands

Lat: 52.24, Long: 5.93

Spotted on Oct 20, 2015
Submitted on Oct 20, 2015

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