Pedicel puffball or Lycoperdon caudatum grows to 2-5cm across and 3-6cm in height. Curiously it is covered in spines 1 to 2mm long single or converging at the tips and then gradually wearing off to leave a net like pattern. Quite Alien really but beautiful and really quite rare. Taken at the D&D meet in Laughton Woods last Sunday. The small one to the right is a Moss Aminita i believe, but i will be corrected if i am wrong.
f5.6 @ 1/25th
WB Cloudy (to add warmth)
Levels and cropped in Photoshop