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Pyramid Puffball

calvatia sculpta

Description:

A fungi with pyramid shaped bumps, very strange.

Habitat:

Beside the trail in soft dirt

6 Comments

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Wow !!! Very nice spotting !!

craigstanton
craigstanton 10 years ago

Nice work Ale, I've updated the spotting with your species ID

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago

i have a little bit researched: and you dont believe how i find the big clue: "google image ----> POPCORN calvatia (puffballs)"
here some more info:( http://www.google.com/search?q=popcorn+m... ) ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvatia_sc... ) ( http://eol.org/pages/6700156/overview ).

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

I think I saw some of these in Spain. Must dig out the pictures, although I doubt they're as nice as this one.

craigstanton
craigstanton 10 years ago

Afraid not, I culled them down to just the best of each subject before ProjectNoah existed

AlexKonig
AlexKonig 10 years ago

mushroom of popcorn, like it , have you more pictures.

craigstanton
Spotted by
craigstanton

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Aug 6, 2007
Submitted on Oct 18, 2011

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