Calvatia cyathiformis

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Calvatia cyathiformis  'Purple-spored Calvatia’ (Bosc) Morgan 

 Unlike other calvatias, this one has purple to purple-brown spores when fully mature. Good substitute for tofu. Eat only when fresh and the interior is pure white. Found in grassy areas. This is a gasteromycete, or stomach fungi in the Agaricaceae family of the Agaricales order of the Basidiomycota division.Calvatia cyathiformis