Gasteromycetes - Puffballs, Earthstars, Nest Fungi & Stinkhorns


    Astraeus hygrometricus    (California, coast, Fall)



    
Battarea phalloides   
(California, mainly under Cupressus macrocarpa)


    Calbovista subsculpta    (California, Sierra Nevada, Spring)


   
Calvatia pachyderma   
(California, Sierra Nevada, Spring)


   
Crucibulum laeve   
(California, mainly montane, conifer forests)


    
Geastrum coronatum   
(California, under Cupressus macrocarpa)


    Geastrum saccatum    (California, coastal forests)
Spores: 3.5-4
μ round, flat-top warted


   
Handkea fumosa   
(California, Sierra Nevada, Spring)
Spores: 4-6


   
Handkea subcretacea   
(California, Sierra Nevada, Spring)


   
Lycoperdon perlatum   
(Everywhere, everytime)


   
Morganella pyriformis
(California, Sierra Nevada and coastal areas)



Pisolithus tinctorius                                                                          [more]

    Scleroderma areolatum    Spores: globose 8-11 
Collection: Germany


   Scleroderma cepa
California collection



Scleroderma polyrhizum                                                          [more]