But first, I had to be sure that I had identified it correctly…
· Puff balls lack gills or any other exterior spore-producing features ü
Yippee I had found myself an edible puffball!
The mushroom did not disappoint and was a scrummy lunch time treat especially so because it was foraged from my own small city garden!
Although I survived this experience please ensure you thoroughly research any mushroom before you consider eating it.
Follow this link and scroll down to find out about the false giant puffball, a.k.a. the ‘poison goalpost fungus’