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Lycoperdon candidum      White Lycoperdon

Fruitbodies are up to 4.5 cm tall, with the head up to 3 cm across, and with a short, rooting base. Outer wall is covered with pyramidal spines which slough off in patches to reveal a brown to olive inner wall.  The spore mass olive-brown. Widespread and common, this species fruits on sandy soil. Also known as L. marginatum. Edible.