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Scleroderma citrinum

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Scleroderma citrinum

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Scleroderma citrinum (known as the "pigskin poison puffball", "common earthball" or "common earth ball") is the most common species of earth balls. It occurs widely in woods, heathland and in short grass from Autumn to Winter. Scleroderma citrinum has two synonyms, Scleroderma aurantium Vaill. and Scleroderma vulgare Horn. Earth balls are superficially similar to, and considered look-alikes of the edible "puff balls", but whereas the puff balls have a single opening on top through which the s...

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Zeynel Cebeci


Soil Biology, Forestry Related


Scleroderma vulgare Horn, scleroderma aurantium Vaill., common earth ball

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Senior High (15-17), Undergraduate (18-21), Graduate (21-), Adult (18-)

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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