Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales Family: Agaricaceae
Species: Bovista nigrescens Pers.
Common Name: Brown Puffball

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Bovista nigrescensPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Crataegus monogyna (1)
Fagus sylvatica (1)
Pinus (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Acid grassland: semi-improved (2)
Sand-dune: dune grassland (2)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Acid grassland (1)
Coastland: fore dunes (1)
Improved grassland (1)
Neutral grassland: semi-improved (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Sand-dune: dune heath (1)
Scrub: scattered, neutral (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (11)
Soil (5)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (1)
May (1)
July (2)
August (2)
September (6)
October (4)
November (4)