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Pear - shaped Puffball

Lycoperdon pyriforme

Description:

Spotted beside the trail on the hillside at Buzzards Roost. Fruitbodies up to 5cm tall and 3 cm wide (these approx. 2cm) Edible when very young (flavorless).

Habitat:

Wet hardwood - rotten logs.

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MickGrant
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MickGrant

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Oct 23, 2011
Submitted on Oct 29, 2011

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