Species: Lycoperdon compactum G. Cunn. Go Back
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Description:
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As this puffball ages its large black scales fall of. 
Common name: None
Found: Native forest
Substrate: Wood
Spore: ?
Height: 30 mm
Width: 30 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: Yes when young
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Macro images:
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Lycoperdon compactumScale bar  
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Lycoperdon compactumScale bar  
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As this fungi ages it looses its scales leaving this wonderful reticulated patenScale = 5 mm.
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Lycoperdon compactumScale bar  
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 Scale = 5 mm.
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Scale bar  
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Immature fruiting body's not yet releasing there sporesScale = 8.6 mm.
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Lycoperdon compactumScale bar  
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  Scale = 8 mm.
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