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Mosaic puffball

Handkea utriformis

Description:

Large ball type fungus that looks a lot like a meadow mushroom from the top.

Habitat:

Growing in grass.

Notes:

Can any one ID this for me? I'm interested to find out if it is edible! Photo #3 shows the under side.

1 Species ID Suggestions

LucBertrand
LucBertrand 11 years ago
Calvatia
Calvatia Calvatia


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1 Comment

KarenL
KarenL 11 years ago

Thanks Luc! It looks like they could be the mosaic puffball (Handkea utriformis) though I think I will do a little more research before I eat them for my supper!

KarenL
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KarenL

Tennessee

Spotted on Sep 13, 2011
Submitted on Sep 13, 2011

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