Observation 191905: Lycoperdon perlatum Pers.
When: 2014-10-02

Notes: This fungus was found on the forest floor under lots of shady trees and leaf litter.

It had a mild garbage smell to it.

This fungus was a puffball that had only a slight stipe to it. On the bottom of the stipe, it had a mycelial pad. On the outside, it had a fuzz-like texture to it, and on the inside, it was dark brown.

The spores of this fungus were dark brown, and they were completely circular. They ranged rom 3.8-4.2 micrometers in diameter.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Mushrooms of the Midwest by Michael Kuo and Andrew S. Methven
Based on microscopic features: Spores

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