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Cyph3rOz
Apr 29, 2017 6:05 PM CST
Hi all, found these in the backyard and I have a kid and animals just wondering if they're poisonous or not thanks 👍🏼
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Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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crawgarden
Apr 29, 2017 6:19 PM CST
Think its: Stump Puffball
Lycoperdon pyriforme (Lycoperdaceae)
DESCRIPTION
Small, light brown to buff spheres
with short, thick stem.
ECOLOGY
Found decaying wood.
FIELD NOTES
Its Latin name means “wolf farts”.

I personally would take them out of the yard with kids.

http://mycology.cfans.umn.edu/...
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Name: Sandy B.
Ford River, Michigan UP (Zone 4b)
(Zone 4b-maybe 5a)
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Weedwhacker
Apr 29, 2017 7:06 PM CST
Welcome to NGA, @Cyph3rOz .

I have no idea what your mushrooms are but totally agree with removing them; better safe than sorry!
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Cyph3rOz
Apr 29, 2017 8:23 PM CST
Looks like it's a 'White dunce cap' thanks guys 👍🏼

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