Observation 20644: Lycoperdon Pers.

When: 2009-04-27

Collection location: Berks Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: CuriousHunter

No specimen available

I’m not sure of the name of this mushroom and would like to know what it is. If it is poisonous or not.

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Looks like a stalked puffball of some kind.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2009-04-27 07:52:16 PDT (-0700)

not edible once spores are being produced and it starts to color inside (like your example). don’t know the species, so might not be edible even when young.

Created: 2009-04-27 07:45:37 PDT (-0700)
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