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Giant Puffball

Calvatia gigantea


Hiking above friends garden in hardwood forest, with wet creek nearby. Fruitbodies globose to subglobose - ellipsoid or irregular (up to 50 cm across - this about 22 cm) Edible when very young - this was in the puffing phase.


Wet woodland.

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Columbus, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Oct 22, 2011
Submitted on Oct 29, 2011

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