The Spiny Puffball Mushroom


 

The spiny puffball mushrooms(Vascellum curtisii) fruiting body is shaped like a small ball, 1-2 cm across, but frequently misshapen as a result of clustered growth; densely spiny when young; spines up to 5 mm long, often joined at their tips, and easily rubbing off; in maturity often fairly smooth, with a powdery coating; white becoming pale brown; developing a small hole at the top, through which spore dust escapes

 

(via The Soul is Bone)

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