Observation 72885: Undetermined

When: 2011-07-22

Collection location: Big Branch, Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chaz (tripper1445)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

-9% (3)
Recognized by sight
27% (1)
Recognized by sight: A hairy puffball? :o
27% (1)
Recognized by sight
-9% (2)
Recognized by sight
85% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2011-09-14 10:34:58 CDT (-0500)

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

Could be Damon,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2011-09-09 11:33:53 CDT (-0500)

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 11:28:57 CDT (-0500)
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2011-09-09 10:56:45 CDT (-0500)

only found this image.

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

Very nice image and find.
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-09-09 07:51:38 CDT (-0500)

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)
2011-09-06 19:56:14 CDT (-0500)

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)
2011-09-06 18:33:24 CDT (-0500)
By: John Steinke (John Steinke)
2011-09-06 07:35:37 CDT (-0500)

Is there more to come?

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