Horse Dung Fungus
A good common name
Adelaide Hills
Split side
Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)Class: Fungi (Fungi) - Basidio (Basidiomycota) - Ball Fungi (Basidiomycetes)
Order: Ball Fungi (Boletales)
Family: Earth Ball (Sclerodermataceae)
Species: Earthball (Scleroderma citrinum)
This Photo:     Complete side

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2011-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-May-2011
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.