Lawn Problems
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What is it and is it harmful

Anonymous added on September 17, 2015 | Answered

I have what looks like a white semi-circle egg that's coming up from my lawn. They range in size. When you step on then, a brown dust comes out!

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on September 18, 2015

    It sounds like a puffball mushroom, which can be white, gray colored or brown. Here is more info on them:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Puffball

    This article will help with keeping them from growing in your yard:
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/lawn-care/lgen/eliminate-mushrooms-in-your-lawn.htm

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