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Common Puffball

Found in summer and autumn, often in large groups, this species likes woodland where there are plenty of rotting branches and twigs. 


Common Name Common Puffball
Scientific Name Lycoperdon perlatum
Species Group Ball Fungi
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Ball Fungi