∞ generated and posted on 2016.12.19 ∞

Non yeast or mold, heterotrophic, spore-forming, and cell-wall possessing terrestrial organisms that produce conspicuous fruiting bodies.

See also fleshy fungi.

Figure legend: Puffballs growing on the stump of a tree, in front of a cemetery, on a warm March day, Brattleboro, Vermont. They are at most 1 inch (2.5 cm) across.

Figure legend: A mushroom; quite large and found growing in my front yard.