Fungus Colour Plates are small thumbnail images of mushrooms and other fungi with articles that can be found in the MIROFOSS database. The following table shows all of the PUFFBALL fungi found in MIROFOSS organized vertically by shape characteristics. Clicking on a fungus plate image will bring you to the corresponding MIROFOSS article. Please note this page may take a while to load on slower computers or with slower internet connections.

Puffballs, along with earthstars, and false puffballs, are round and grow from the ground. With a few exceptions, they are whitish to brown and may not have a visible stalk. Certain mushrooms in the amanita group look like puffballs in their juvenile state, but contain deadly toxins.