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Vascellum curtisii

Vascellum curtisii


Common Name: None

Synonyms: Lycoperdon curtisii

Substrate: Ground; Mulch

Location: Urban; Landscaping

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This puffball is often found growing on grassy areas. The spines will rub off as the mushroom ages, and it also tends to grow in small clusters.


Lycoperdon pulcherrimum is very similar but grows in hardwoods; Lycoperdon marginatum;Lycoperdon americanum


Vascellum curtisii

Ground with decomposed mulch.

9/26/11 - Bloomington, IN

Vascellum curtisii

9/29/12 - Ross Hills Park - West Lafayette, IN