Lycoperdaceae is a family of fungi which contains 10 genera including the genera Vascellum, Calvatia and Lycoperdon, the puffballs.
Bovista plumbea
Several photographs of this globular species.
Calbovista subsculpta: Sculptured Giant Puffball
Photograph and information on this particular specimen which grew in British Colombia.
Calvatia
A fun look at what can be done with giant puffballs besides eating them.
Calvatia craniformis
Photograph of this skull-shaped puffball.
Calvatia cyathiformis
Photographs of this puffball when mature and as a dead base after the spores have been released.
Calvatia gigantea
Article by Tom Volk on this edible fungus, the Giant Puffball, with a photograph of a fairy ring formed of these fungi, and information on some other puffballs.
Calvatia gigantea
Photographs of the fruitbody of this species, commonly known as the Giant Puffball, and magnified images of the Capillitium.
Calvatia gigantea: Giant Puffball
Student project with classification, habitat, reproduction and structure.
Handkea utriformis
Photographs of the fruitbody of this species, commonly known as the Mosaic Puffball.
Lycoperdon perlatum
Photograph of this species.
Vascellum pratense
Photographs of this species, commonly known as the Meadow Puffball.
Vascellum pratense
Photographs of an old fruitbody of this puffball and magnified images of the spores and paracapillitium.
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