Observation 72885: Lycoperdon Pers.
When: 2011-07-22
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

-9% (3)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: A hairy puffball? :o
27% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
-9% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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Fungus?
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-09-14 17:34:58 CEST (+0200)

Really? Fun guys, absolutely, but why not cocoons?

Could be Damon,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-09-09 18:33:53 CEST (+0200)

I suspect that with these hirsute Lycoperdons, they tend to grow bald with age and drying them only makes it happen faster. Not an unusual phenomenon now that I think about it.

Could be Damon,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-09-09 18:28:57 CEST (+0200)
Ron
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-09-09 17:56:45 CEST (+0200)

only found this image.
http://quod.lib.umich.edu/...*

Does not look like it, but the description sounds good…

Very nice image and find.
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-09-09 14:51:38 CEST (+0200)

It would have been great to see the inside of one of these. Was it firm when compressed or soft.

Looks more like a Lycoperdon pulcherrimum or
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-09-07 02:56:14 CEST (+0200)

L. echinatum. The Millers in “North American Mushrooms” mention Lycoperdon umbrinum var. floccosum (aka L. floccosum) having “long, wooly, soft spines” but couldn’t find any pictures.
Are there some kind of rays at the base to indicate Geastrum that are not obvious in the photos?

No, that’s it.
By: Chaz (tripper1445)
2011-09-07 01:33:24 CEST (+0200)
?
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-09-06 14:35:37 CEST (+0200)

Is there more to come?

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