Submission - 20/11/2020

Sighting - 2020-11-07

Species Seen Stump Puffball (Lycoperdon pyriforme)
Scientific Name
Recorder Rob Randall
Record Status Confirmed
Identifier Alan Rayner
Identified on 20/11/2020
Location ST765640
Locality Smallcombe Wood
Parish Bathwick, Bath
Habitat Base of a standing decaying Beech tree (killed by Ganoderma)
Notes Only one patch noticed. I originally thought this might be Soft Puffball (Lycoperdon mole) because it seemed rather larger and flatter than usual, and not so pear-shaped.