Collection location: Cabin Cove, Haywood Co., North Carolina, USA [Click for map]
large beautiful cluster of puffballs on old mossy rotten hardwood stump in moist deep hardwood valley
ST: some forked, ~20×20mm, paler but otherwise same as cap, constricted like a balloon to a narrow tough “root”
CAP: 20-35mm, round, umbonate, densely minutely textured, medium brown, peridium ~0.3-0.4mm thick white
FLESH: white, unchanging, v soft and spongy
SPORE: spore mass cottony deep olive, print yellowish brown
Growing on wood, and granular to smooth brown surface make this L. pyriforme.
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Oops! Thanks, Darvin, that was a typo.