Observation 183450: Calvatia bovista (L.) Pers.

When: 2014-10-16

Collection location: Natchez Trace State Park, Tennessee, USA [Click for map]

Who: Terri Clements/Donna Fulton (pinonbistro)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: large pear shaped puffball over 10 cm. tall, white spore mass, disturbed ground
Used references: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvatia_bovista and Arora page 686—large sterile base is diagnostic for this species
52% (3)
Recognized by sight: Looks like craniiformis or cyathiformis to me.

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