Sclerodermacitrinum6a

Scleroderma citrinum

(Common earthball)

I found these in the soil under some old oak trees in early autumn. The spore mass is the dark material you can see in the one which I have cut in half.

Sclerodermacepa2Aa

Scleroderma cepa

Sclerodermacepa3Ba

This image shows Scleroderma cepa after all the spore mass has dispersed.

Sclerodermaverrucosum1

Scleroderma verrucosum

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