Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Lycoperdon lividum Pers.
Synonyms: Lycoperdon cookei
Lycoperdon spadiceum
Common Name: Grassland Puffball

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Lycoperdon lividumPhotographer:  Peter Lyons
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Poaceae (1)
Erica cinerea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Coastland: grey dunes (4)
Calcareous grassland (2)
Coastland: fore dunes (2)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Coastland: yellow dunes (1)
Grassland and marsh (1)
Grassland: calcareous, lowland (1)
Grassland: calcareous, semi-improved, upland (1)
Maritime cliff and slope (1)
Neutral grassland (1)
Sand-dune (1)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (1)
Scrub (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (11)
Soil (8)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
July (1)
August (3)
September (7)
October (7)
November (6)