Scleroderma spCommon name: Earthballs

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Unknown.

Description: This fungi was about 40 millimetres across.

Remarks: Sclerodermas are mycorrhizal species with thick, leathery skins. The skins can persist after the spores have been released, as is the case here.

References: Identification courtesy of Russell Chambers.

Fungi of the Perth Region and Beyond. Neale L Bougher. http://www.bushlandperth.org.au/activities/perth-fungi-project