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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map