|Lycoperdon mammiforme Pers.:Pers.|
The fruiting body is spherical or pear-shaped, covered with cottony white to yellow flakes soon washed off, white then brown-ochre, with a short stem, white then ochre, not clearly marked from the fertile head.The fertile surface is internal: the spores are released as dust when mature. It grows on the ground, in broad-leaved and coniferous woods, on a rather calcareous soil. The fruiting period takes place from July to December.
Distinctive features : ring zone around the base of the head
Lycoperdon mammiforme is rare and localised in the forest of Rambouillet, and is quite rare, more generally speaking . <!0.009661836>
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