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Handkea utriformis (Bull.) Pers. (Mosaic Puffball)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Pegler, D.N., Laessoe, T. & Spooner, B.M., 1995 British Puffballs, Earthstars & Stinkhorns

Handkea utriformis may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
AGARICACEAE
(mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1 feeding and other relationships of Handkea utriformis (Mosaic Puffball)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) The Mosaic Puffball is a large puffball with a diameter of 5-15cm. The large cup-shaped sterile bases may persist for a year or more. Mostly unfertilized grasslands including dunes on acid to neutral soils. Widely distributed and relatively common but local.
British records 1030
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