Proudly supported by :: ACT Government :: Australian Native Plants Society (ANPS) Canberra Region NatureMapr NatureMapr

Fruitbody wall break away to expose the sporesCalvatia sp.

a puffball at Mount Taylor

2 images

Calvatia sp. at Mount Taylor - 7 Apr 2019
Calvatia sp. at Mount Taylor - 7 Apr 2019

Identification history

Fruitbody wall break away to expose the spores Calvatia sp. 23 Apr 2019 Heino1
Unidentified 15 Apr 2019 PeterR

3 comments

Heino1 wrote:
   15 Apr 2019
An immature puffball. I can't quite grasp the size. I get the impression it's smallish, but could you give a rough idea of how big it is. Are you able to photograph it again, to see what it's like when mature and with the powdery spores present?
PeterR wrote:
   16 Apr 2019
Many thanks. It was about 10cm wide. I thought it was a puffball of some sort. I will try and check it again next weekend.
Pam wrote:
   16 Apr 2019
Could it be a Calvatia sp. Heino?

Please Login or Register to comment.

Nearby Sightings

Page 1 of 1 pages - image sightings only 8 0 6

Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Mount Taylor - 21 Sep 2019 Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Mount Taylor - 21 Sep 2019 Ligustrum lucidum (Large-leaved Privet) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018 Pistacia chinensis (Chinese Pistachio) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018 Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018
Zanda funereus (Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo) at Mount Taylor - 21 Sep 2019
Dacelo novaeguineae (Laughing Kookaburra) at Mount Taylor - 21 Sep 2019
Ligustrum lucidum (Large-leaved Privet) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018
Pistacia chinensis (Chinese Pistachio) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018
Brachychiton populneus subsp. populneus (Kurrajong) at Mount Taylor - 17 Oct 2018
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Mount Taylor - 1 Jul 2018

Page 1 

Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 2 Abundance
  • 7 Apr 2019 3:51 PM Recorded on
  • PeterR Recorded by
  • Mobile app Reported via
Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Frogwatch ACT and Region Budawang Coast Nature Map Southern Highlands Nature Map Noosa Shire Nature Map Albury Wodonga Nature Map
1192826 sightings of 5474 species in 1191 locations from 2653 members
Powered by NatureMapr |  Canberra Nature Map operates under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia |  Privacy