Common: Common Puffball
Latin: Lycoperdon perlatum
Eating notes: Edible, but has a somewhat spongy texture and little flavour.
Fruit body: 2-6cm. Initially white becoming yellow/brown as they age. Covered in small pyramidal spines.
Stem: 2-5cm White. Covered in small pyramidal spines.
Spores: Olive brown
Flesh: White and moist when young. Later powdery and cinnamon brown.
Habitat: On the ground in mixed woodland
Frequency: Very Common