Taxon profile


Giant Puffball
Langermannia gigantea (Batsch) Rostk.

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

Scientific synonyms

Lycoperdon giganteum Batsch
Bovista gigantea (Batsch) Gray
Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd
Lasiosphaera gigantea (Batsch) F. Šmarda


Langermannia gigantea - Giant Puffball

Einige alte Exemplare / Some old fungous bodies

Author: Harald Schnöde

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Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Langermannia gigantea (Batsch) Rostk.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014-2018): Číselník hub České republiky 2018, Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Langermannia gigantea (Batsch) Rostk.]
Data retrieved on: 16 September 2019

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