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Giant Puffball Mushroom

Calvatia Gigantea

Description:

My daughter found what appears to be a gigantic puffball mushroom. It measured about 9" in diameter, but I've never seen a puffball this big.

Habitat:

Woodland edge of a second growth hemlock-cedar climax woodland next to a mowed meadow in above the bank of Lake Champlain in the the Adirondak State Park.

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Bruce Weiskotten
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Bruce Weiskotten

New York, USA

Spotted on Sep 17, 2013
Submitted on Sep 21, 2013

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