Type of fungi / Truffles?

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Date Photo Taken: November 11, 2011
Location: Douglasville, GA
Posted By: dogleg

Notes:

These have been growing in certain areas of my yard. I live in Douglasville, Ga. They look like partially buried rocks before I dug them up. They are about golf ball sized and bigger. There are always mushrooms growing in yard too. Could they be a type of truffle? I’m more concerned if they are poisonous because I have dogs.

COMMENTS

  1. Southern Garden Coach Flower Fanatic says:

    Looks like a puffball mushroom, although I’m not into fungi. (Although I have been called a fun guy)

    November 19th, 2011 at 12:51 pm
  2. sunnysue2009 Flower Fanatic says:

    LOL SGC

    I believe that truffles grow at the base of hardwood trees in Europe, but in pecan groves in GA.

    http://www.natruffling.org/lyonii.htm

    November 22nd, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  3. stone Unregistered says:

    I have those as well:
    http://stonethegardener.tumblr.com/post/13452932890/mushroom

    I wouldn’t worry about the dogs eating them.

    I used to have a cat that ate wild mushrooms, and it never seemed to hurt the cat.

    November 28th, 2011 at 9:08 am

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