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Origins of Lycoperdon

As I looked up information about the Stump Puffball the first thing that caught my eye was the latin name – Lycoperdon pyriforme. My Greek side, though distant and diluted, picked up on the… 161 more words

Puffball Fungus Interactive Sculptures

To watch them puff visit:



Puffball Fungus (large)


Puffball Funguses (small)


Controlling mushrooms and fungi

From UGA Landscape Alert

Mushrooms are the visible structures of the unseen fungi growing in our landscapes. Think of mushrooms as the flowers and fruits of the fungi world. 745 more words


Puffball Mushroom

I believe this is a puffball, but I am not sure what kind exactly.  Being in a state park we weren’t able to pick the mushroom to investigate it further, and I can’t find anything that looks like it on Missouri Department of conservation website.

Puffball Mushroom

A photo essay of an 8-inch puffball mushroom in our backyard.

I do wonder what caused its shape.


Hope - Haibun of a Puffball

Funny thing about “Hope”. It is both fragile beyond imagining yet often has tenacity and strength, seemingly unbelievable.

How can this be?

Perhaps an analogy made with a puffball, to enlighten. 192 more words


preparing puffball

Gerald Owen Coburn, the man who first set foot to the path that led to The Quarry Farm as we know it, was, at his very core, an artist. 440 more words

The Quarry Farm