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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Agaricales: Agaricaceae: Lycoperdon marginatum Vittad.

Lycoperdon marginatum – Peeling Puffball

Synonym: Utraria marginata.

Common name: Peeling Puffball.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Lycoperdon marginatum, commonly known as the peeling puffball, is a type of puffball mushroom in the genus Lycoperdon. A common species, it is found in Europe and North America, where it grows on the ground. It is characterized by the way that the spiny outer layer peels off in sheets.

German: Abblätternder Stäubling.

Photos of this mushroom from East and Central Texas

Peeling puffball mushroom (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2012-10-06.htm">October 6, 2012</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushroom (Lycoperdon marginatum) in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, October 6, 2012
Location on maps25038-25192 FM 1155, Washington, TX 77880, USA
Peeling puffball mushrooms (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2013-10-19.htm">October 19, 2013</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushrooms (Lycoperdon marginatum) on Little Lake Creek Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Richards, Texas, October 19, 2013
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Sam Houston National Forest, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA
Puffball mushroom <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-16.htm">November 16, 2017</A>
LinkPuffball mushroom Lycoperdon marginatum in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 16, 2017
Location on mapsBee Creek, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Close up of puffball mushroom <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-16.htm">November 16, 2017</A>
LinkClose up of puffball mushroom Lycoperdon marginatum in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 16, 2017
Location on mapsBee Creek, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Cut puffball mushroom <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2017-11-16.htm">November 16, 2017</A>
LinkCut puffball mushroom Lycoperdon marginatum in Bee Creek Park. College Station, Texas, November 16, 2017
Location on mapsBee Creek, College Station, TX 77840, USA
Puffball mushroom <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> on a sandy path in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-07-11.htm">July 11, 2018</A>
LinkPuffball mushroom Lycoperdon marginatum on a sandy path in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, July 11, 2018
Location on mapsRaccoon Run, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Puffball mushrooms <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2018-10-03.htm">October 3, 2018</A>
LinkPuffball mushrooms Lycoperdon marginatum in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, October 3, 2018
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Peeling puffball mushroom (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) in a field in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-03-09.htm">March 9, 2019</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushroom (Lycoperdon marginatum) in a field in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Washington, Texas, March 9, 2019
Puffball mushrooms <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in a burnt forest in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-28.htm">November 28, 2019</A>
LinkPuffball mushrooms Lycoperdon marginatum in a burnt forest in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, November 28, 2019
Location on mapsPark Rd 1C, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
Close up of a puffball mushroom <B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B> in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2019-11-28.htm">November 28, 2019</A>
LinkClose up of a puffball mushroom Lycoperdon marginatum in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, November 28, 2019
Location on mapsPark Rd 1C, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
Young peeling puffball mushroom (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-24.htm">March 24, 2020</A>
LinkYoung peeling puffball mushroom (Lycoperdon marginatum) in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, March 24, 2020
Location on mapsPark Rd 1C, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
Peeling puffball mushroom (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-24.htm">March 24, 2020</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushroom (Lycoperdon marginatum) in Bastrop State Park. Bastrop, Texas, March 24, 2020
Location on mapsPark Rd 1C, Bastrop, TX 78602, USA
Peeling puffball mushrooms (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-03-26.htm">March 26, 2020</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushrooms (Lycoperdon marginatum) on Richards Loop Trail in Sam Houston National Forest. Texas, March 26, 2020
Location on mapsLone Star Hiking Trail, Richards, TX 77873, USA
Peeling puffball mushroom (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-22.htm">May 22, 2020</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushroom (Lycoperdon marginatum)(?) in Lick Creek Park. College Station, Texas, May 22, 2020
Location on mapsIron Bridge Trail, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Peeling puffball mushrooms (<B>Lycoperdon marginatum</B>) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, <A HREF="../date-en/2020-05-31.htm">May 31, 2020</A>
LinkPeeling puffball mushrooms (Lycoperdon marginatum) on Caney Creek Trail (Little Lake Creek Loop Trail) in Sam Houston National Forest north from Montgomery. Texas, May 31, 2020
Location on mapsLittle Lake Creek Loop Trail, Montgomery, TX 77356, USA

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