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Posted By: Walter Reeves
Q: I found these under a tree, about the size of a lemon, half buried. They have holes in the top. I cut one open and it had blackish looking stuff inside.
A: It’s a pigskin puffball. The black stuff inside will eventually dry up and become a powder. Then, when disturbed by an animal or even rainfall, spores puff out of the top.