Stump puffballs?

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Stump puffballs?

Post by dorselium » Tue Nov 07, 2017 2:58 pm

I'm interested in knowing if the fungi pictures below are stump puffballs. The largest one is about 5.5cm tall and they were found on the ground. They look too tall and are not really pear shape, so I'm not sure if they are stump puffballs or not. I definitely won't be eating them.
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Re: Stump puffballs?

Post by adampembs » Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:02 pm

I would say Lycoperdon excipuliforme - Pestle Puffball.

Stump Puffball are usually (always?) found on wood (on stumps :D ). These appear to be on soil.

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Re: Stump puffballs?

Post by dorselium » Tue Nov 07, 2017 6:28 pm

Thank you!

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