Plant ID forum: help identifying the bulb

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Jul 23, 2016 2:46 PM CST
i found a several piles of white bulbs on the top of the soil/ 1 cm deep . They are 1/2 to 1cm in size, look like a small white onions. Each pile would have like 50-100 small bulbs. i found them in abandoned garden in July. they didn't have any roots nor leafs. i believe it is something from onion family and the flower clusters fell on the ground from which these piles would develop.
Any advice what this plant could be and could it be poisonous? i plan to give it a try in autumn and see what comes out in spring.
many thanks,
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Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jul 23, 2016 3:00 PM CST
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Can you take a moment and update your information to include your location?

If they are onions, they would have a strong onion smell when cut or bruised. Sacrifice one and cut it in half from top to bottom and show us the inside.

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Name: Lauri
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Jul 25, 2016 7:38 AM CST
Maybe walking onions?
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