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Bits and bobs

Mosses and lichens galore in Dendles Wood in November, but I haven’t identified them.

Also fungi, including candlesnuff fungus and puffballs at Hangar Down

and these in Dendles Wood. 31 more words


Spiny Puffball

Tharandter Wald, Germany, October 2016

Lycoperdon marginatum (Spiny Puffball)

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Lycoperdon (photo)

I noticed this previously unseen mushroom in our backyard this summer. Each puffball wasn’t that big. And just now, with a quick Google search, I think it’s either   150 more words


Laußnitzer Heide, Germany, October 2016

Lycoperdon perlatum, syn. L. gemmatum – common puffball

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Flowers (cropping)

Tassel flowers – puffball seed heads florets. Here is the cropped and uncropped version of the photo, my entry for A Photo a Week Challenge: Cropping


Amy's Giant Puffball

Amy in Year 1 came into school recently with a very interesting object her Daddy found in their garden…a giant puffball! This is a kind of mushroom that can grow really big, and can be eaten, so the children were fascinated to see what it was like inside. 109 more words

Hethersett Old Hall School

Common puffball

The common puffball (Lycoperdon perlatum) has some interesting alternate names such as gem-studded puffball, or the devil’s snuff-box.

The off-white dome is covered with spiny bumps.  30 more words

What Grows In The Wood?