Species: Lycoperdon perlatum Pers.Go Back
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Description:
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First white then turning brown with age and loosing their scales.  
Common name: Devil's Snuffbox
Found: Native forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: Brown
Height: 80 mm
Width: 40 mm
Season: Late summer to late autumn.
Edible: Yes when young
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Macro images:
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar PPD 81159
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  Scale = 11.5mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar 
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  Scale = 11.5mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar 
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  Scale = 11.5mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar  
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  Scale = 13mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar
Two weeks latter
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  Scale = 11mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar
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  Scale = 9mm.
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Lycoperdon perlatumScale bar 
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Although its unusual to see this species on wood it does happen when the wood is well rotted. Scale = 6mm.
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