Collection location: Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin Co., California, USA [Click for map]
These were up to 5.0cm in diameter. The small whitish root or cord is characteristic of this species.
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are the puffballs that, when mature, dry up and blow away like tumbleweeds, dispersing their spores, are they not? The cord may have something to do with that — perhaps it’s the only anchor to the ground and at a predetermined point in development it falls apart.
Created: 2009-10-25 21:02:17 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2009-10-25 21:02:17 PDT (-0700)
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