Species: Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd Go Back
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Description:
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These fungi can grow to a very large size. The top one shown was among a group the largest been 500 mm in diameter. 
Common name: Giant Puffball
Found: Farm Land
Substrate: Grassland
Spore: Brown
Height: 300 mm
Width: 400 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: Yes when young
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Macro images:
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Calvatia giganteaScale bar 
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 Scale = 27 mm.
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Calvatia giganteaScale bar 
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 Scale = 27 mm.
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Calvatia gigantea 
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This is a small sampling of the number that were present in this field. 
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Calvatia giganteaScale bar 
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A very old one were the white outer layer has flaked off.Scale = 20 mm.
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