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Scleroderma citrinum, commonly known as the common earthball, pigskin poison puffball, or common earth ball, is the most common species of earthball in the UK and occurs widely in woods, heathland and in short grass from Autumn to Winter. Scleroderma citrinum has two synonyms, Scleroderma aurantium (Vaill.) and Scleroderma vulgare Horn.

Earthballs are superficially similar to, and considered look-alikes of the edible puffball, but whereas the Puffball has a single opening on top through.. more

Similar species: Boletes
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Aug 11, 2019. Captured Aug 9, 2019 11:09 in Perent Lake Rd, Grand Marais, MN 55604, USA.
  • SAMSUNG-SM-G930A
  • f/1.7
  • 1/429s
  • ISO50
  • 4.2mm