Observation 63305: Lycoperdon perlatum Pers.
When: 2009-09-27
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

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on wood
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2011-02-08 22:34:51 CST (-0500)

I see them on rotting wood pretty often. Here is an ob of L. perlatum on wood:

Your puffballs look a little too spiky and a little too white to be L. pyriforme.

Growing on wood?
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2011-02-08 22:20:46 CST (-0500)

I thought the main ID feature of L.perlatum was the substrate – it’s supposed to grow on the ground, versus M.pyriformis growing on wood.

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