A puffball at Lyons, ACT

Bovista at Lyons, ACT - 14 Apr 2019
Bovista at Lyons, ACT - 14 Apr 2019
Bovista at Lyons, ACT - 14 Apr 2019
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Bovista 15 Apr 2019 Heino1

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Heino1 wrote:
   16 Apr 2019
This is an example of a Bovista with a well-developed, cord-like anchoring strand. You see that well in the fruit body at the upper left of Photo 3. Soil adheres to the hyphae that make up that cable-like strand and all fruit bodies were still quite firmly attached to the ground. An attempt at an ID to species left me unsatisfied, so for now it’ll have to stay just as genus.

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  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 14 Apr 2019 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • Heino1 Recorded by

Species information

  • Bovista Scientific name
  • A puffball Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Local native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 903.97m Recorded at altitude
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