Common: Stump Puffball
Latin: Lycoperdon pyriforme
Eating notes: Edible, but little flavour and spongy texture. Only pick young specimens where the flesh is white throughout.
Cap: 2-4cm across. Pear shaped. Cream, later brown.
Stem: Short, cream.
Flesh: Initially white. Later brown and powdery in the top of the fruit body.
Habitat: In groups on dead wood.
Frequency: Very Common