Observation 10121: Lycoperdon perlatum Pers.

When: 2008-08-28

Collection location: New River Gorge National River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

No specimen available

This seems to be quiet common starting to see it in the middle of august. some are growing in clusters others are just a single puffball all by its lownsome. The spore mass is a dark brown.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:28 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lower New River area Fayette County West Virginia’ to ‘near Lower New River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: very common has a base that narrows at times iv seen them in clusters and attimes just one solitary on
Used references: David Aurora Mushrooms dymystifyed Mushroomexpert.com
Based on microscopic features: Spore mass becaoms a very dark brown spores 4 microns round slightly spiny

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