All posts tagged “pear-shaped puffballs

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I headed out for the enchanted mushroom forest this morning, along with my buddies Memphis and Ellie Mae. I didn’t find a lot of mushrooms today though. This is a meager sample of Hypsizygus ulmarius, the so-called Elm Oyster. I say so-called because in Ontario,… Read More

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I observed many puffballs on my trip. There are several varieties of small puffballs in our area, and I’m not an expert on telling them apart but my best assessment is that I saw Lycoperdon pyriforme – the Pear-shaped Puffball; and Lycoperdon perlatum – the… Read More