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Pear-Shaped Puffball

lycoperdon pyriforme

Description:

The name "Lycoperdon" = "Wolf-fart". Well, they are puffballs, after all, but I'm not sure how wolves came to be involved.

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2 Comments

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 9 years ago

Wolf fart? Thanks for the morning giggle. :)

windmustache
windmustache 9 years ago

Oh, these are look like eggs!

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whirl_up_sea

Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada

Spotted on Sep 17, 2011
Submitted on Sep 24, 2011

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