Observation 171025: Calvatia fumosa Zeller
When: 2014-07-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: I found these “puff balls” lying in duff under mixed conifers. There is no evidence of them being attached to mycelium.

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This mycorrhizal puffball
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-07-23 17:30:17 PDT (-0700)

is often found near true firs at higher elevation. I have found specimens with the outer rind predated upon by small mammals. Also known by Handkea fumosa.

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