Thursday, October 29, 2009

Common Earthball- Bovista sp

Common Name: Common Earthball
Scientific Name: Bovista sp
Group: Gasteromycetes
Colour: Cream to Lemon Yellow, and may even be Orange
Description: Spherical receptacle, flattened at the top. Flattened at the top. The outer layer or peridium is thick and tough
Location: Taman Tasik Cempaka, Bandar Baru Bangi
Photo by: Johari Jalinas
Photo Id by: Gerrit J. Keizer


1) Jean-Louis Lamaison and Jean-Marie Polese. The Great Encylopedia of Mushrooms.LOSANGE 2005. Page:193.
2) Booth Courtenay, Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. 1982. A Field Guide to Mushrooms and Their Relatives.

3) Gerrit J. Keizer. 2007. The Complete Encylopedia of Mushrooms. Rebo Publsihers.

4) Ronald Rayner. 1979. Mushrooms and Toadstools- 37 species identified with 220 colour photographs. The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1979

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