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Bovista plumbea Pers.

1 photo.
A small mushroom known as the "paltry puffball", "tumbling puffball", "tumbleball" or "true puffball".

1.  August 1, 2001.  A single partially eaten? tumbleball.








2. August 1, 2001.  Tumbleball from photo 1,
split and turned to show base.

Both photos taken 1.5 miles
southwest of Circle Hot Springs
65°  27.4' N,  144° 40.1' W
Elev. 2800 ft.