Jump to content

Welcome!

Sign In or Create my Account to gain full access to our forums. By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

Recommended Posts

It looks to be a Purple spore puffball. They are probably the only puffball i enjoy eating with a really rich mushroom flavor. But you never want to eat any puffballs that don't have solid white flesh.  There's also a toxic look alike called a pigskin poison puffball. The outer layer looks a little different, but they are small in size and similar in color.  When in doubt,  throw it out.  

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm pretty sure that you dug up a non edible variety of a truffle.  Tuber canaliculatum is the edible Michigan truffle that we assume exists in Indiana but not documented yet. Google for more information. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Awesome.  Thanks. The only wild mushrooms I’ve eaten is morels, they are the only ones I know for sure. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

About Us

The mission of the Hoosier Mushroom Society is to promote the science of mycology and the study of fungi.
×