Taxon profile


Paltry Puffball
Bovista plumbea Pers.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Agaricomycetes »  order Agaricales »  family Agaricaceae - veiled composters »  genus Bovista

Scientific synonyms

Bovista ovalispora Cooke & Massee
Bovista plumbea var. ovalispora (Cooke & Massee) F. Šmarda
Calvatia bovista (L.) Pers.
Lycoperdon plumbeum Vittad.

Other names

= Grey Puffball


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Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Bovista plumbea Pers.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014): Číselník hub České republiky [], Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Bovista plumbea Pers.]
Data retrieved on: 3 March 2015

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