Connected successfully Bovista plumbea Fungus Species
 Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Lycoperdaceae

Bovista plumbea   Pers.

Grey Puffball

Round, smooth and white when young but soon shedding the outer covering to reveal the spore sac. This is silvery-grey with an asymmetrical spore opening. On maturity it breaks from the substrate and rolls around in the wind.
Grows in areas of short grass

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

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