This massive puffball I wandered into in the Cascade Mountains near Lake Wenatchee in Washington's Chelan County at first glance reminded me of a soccer ball, and very nearly got kicked before I stopped myself. It has a "barnacled" pattern that was very useful in helping with identification.
- © 2012
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