Observation 202261: Lycoperdon Pers.

Single Light brown fruiting body above ground. Fungi soft to touch and displaying some insect damage. May be immature Lycoperdon perlatum. Single specimen only which is unusual. I normally find this fungi in a cluster group. Area is dense rainforest, with poor available light due to canopy and conditions were damp to wet.

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-04-05 00:47:32 EDT (-0400)

quite variable, at least here in Oregon. Some is nearly black; some dark brown; new specimens often white or soft brown, depending on light exposure.

One of the few puffballs I’ve been able to cultivate, give or take. Had a bunch of branches and shrub debris left where my partner and I were planning to grow shiitake. The year after we poured the gravel for the entrance, had large fruiting of L. perlatum in the roadway.

Reviewed Lycoperdon Pers.

Must admit when checking this info the specimen I provided is closer to the “Pers” .Yet photos of Lycoperdon perlatum in Australian images shows Lycoperdon perlatum Light Brown….. Confusing Heh!

I’d go with Lycoperdon perlatum
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-04-04 00:39:11 EDT (-0400)

too, Ian.

Created: 2015-04-03 21:21:49 EDT (-0400)
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