Northern Bushcraft

Giant Puffball

  • up to 50 cm broad, exterior is white, yellowing in age.
  • flesh must be firm and all-white.
  • flesh must be undifferentiated with no trace of gills, and no outline of mushroom visible in cross section.
  • grows alone or several together.
  • appears in late summer or fall.
  • has a mild pleasant taste with little or no odor; cook before eating.
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