Stump Puffball  (Lycoperdon pyriforme)

Edibility

Edibility:Edible

Eating notes: Edible, but little flavour and spongy texture. Only pick young specimens where the flesh is white throughout.

Season

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Description

Cap: 2-4cm across. Pear shaped. Cream, later brown.

Stem: Short, cream.

Spores: Olive-brown

Flesh: Initially white. Later brown and powdery in the top of the fruit body.

Habitat: In groups on dead wood.

Frequency: Very Common


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