Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Agaricaceae

Lycoperdon excipuliforme  (Scop.) Pers.

Pestle Puffball

Widespread and common in both woodland and grassland, usually found as single specimens

Determiner: 
Chris Johnson

References: 
Pelger, Laessoe & Spooner (1995) British Puffballs, Earthstars and Stinkhorns
Wood & Dunkelman (2017) Grassland Fungi: a field guide
Breitenbach & Kranzlin (1986) Fungi of Switzerland, Volume 2, Non-gilled Fungi

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