Connected successfully Bovista plumbea Fungus Species
 Fungi Outer Hebrides

Phylum: Basidiomycota   Family: Lycoperdaceae

Bovista plumbea   Pers.

Grey Puffball

Round, smooth and white when young but soon shedding the outer covering to reveal the spore sac. This is silvery-grey with an asymmetrical spore opening. On maturity it breaks from the substrate and rolls around in the wind.
Grows in areas of short grass

Chris Johnson