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Sandy Stilt puffball

Sandy Stiltball Battarrea phalloides

Sandy stiltball has a woody, slender, and shaggy or scaly stem that is typically up to 40 cm in length. It is found in dry places, often in sandy soil on hedgebanks and roadsides, often associated with ash (Fraxinus), Hawthorn (Crataegus) or elm (Ulmus). Image: Barry at LM (Flickr)

Find out more: iNaturalist, Fungi of Great Britain and Ireland