Soft Puffball - Lycoperdon molle

Description

A pale browny-white sub-spherical body the surface sparsely decorated with small spines some of which may fall away with age.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

Dry ground under conifers and deciduous trees often in woods.

When to see it

Autumn

UK Status

Widespread in Britain but not particularly common

VC55 Status

Rare in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map