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Giant Puffball mushroom found on a hke in the forest with my husband; as taken from camera. Taken with Canon SX210 IS; f/4, 1/60 sec, ISO 80.


fungi, mushroom, puffball, white, woods, forest

I’m a self taught photographer who enjoys macro photography, especially wildflowers and other flora and fauna seen in nature. I also enjoy photographing refractions and reflections from rain and water.

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  • Kat Simmons
    Kat Simmonsalmost 2 years ago

    Wow, amazing. I’ve heard of them, but never seen one. Great capture

  • My husband found this one..those are his hands! It was pretty amazing in person…thanks!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • GardenJoy
    GardenJoyover 1 year ago

    That really is gigantic.. interesting

  • It certainly was a pleasure to find! Thanks so much for your comments!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 1 year ago

    a giant shroom!

    don’t forget to enter the December 2012 features images

  • It is indeed…thanks so much for the feature, Manon! Love the new feature banner!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • MotherNature
    MotherNatureover 1 year ago

    WOW – I’ve never seen one this big! Great find. Congratulations on your feature in Fungilicious – FAVE

  • Thanks so much for your lovely comments!!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • John Butler
    John Butlerover 1 year ago

    My gosh, Lynn it looks like a dinosaur egg. If I ever found a mushroom that big I would approach it with caution!!

  • Love your comments, John!! At least it was light!!! Thank you!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Carla Wick/Jandelle Petters
    Carla Wick/Jan...over 1 year ago

    these are AWESOME! I only first started finding these when I moved back to Kansas a few years back…and the first time I was in shock. Now when I find them…I think YUMMMMMY! This year…didn’t get to see one. Lucky you!

  • They are amazing, Carla…certainly easy to spot when they are this large!!! Thanks so much for your comment!!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 1 year ago

  • Thanks so much for the feature, Lorilee!!!

    – Lynn Gedeon

  • Jordan Miscamble
    Jordan Miscamble11 months ago

    Amazing! Are they edible?

  • Yes, they are, Jordan, but I’ve never eaten one! Thanks so much!

    – Lynn Gedeon

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