Lycoperdon perlatum
(Gem Studded Puffball, Devils Snuffbox)
[Home] | [Edible] | [Hunts] | [Links] | [Poisonous] | [Species List]

Click to enlarge

Location: Colorado
Spore Print: Brown
Edibility: Edible
Color: White

Grows on the ground, in the forest. Can also sometimes be found in lawns.

A small sized puffball with small spines on top. Edible when white on the inside. Be sure not to confuse with immature Amanitas. Cut in half and make sure they are pure white on the inside without signs of gills and still firm.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 12:00 AM

More Photos: