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By Xcyx

China Cn

What is this below? Needing your help... ...

it smells like cigar.

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it looks like an 'earth apple' a fruiting body of a fungis.

17 Jul, 2012


Is the outer skin hard or softish. If the latter I would go along with earth apple/ball but it reminds me of a woody shelled oak apple. Pictures are good but it would be nice to be able to touch it :-))) I have never tried to smell either.
Ah-ha, I have just noticed that you are in China, so it could be something completely different.

17 Jul, 2012


Thank you,seaburngirl and bulbaholic。I have get its name,and it is a kind of nut like mangosteen,which have a perfect taste。
it is Beneficial to health,and have a good medicinal value with less toxicity too.
In china ,we also treat it as a flavor.
But it grows only in a special little area in with high altitude、moist and narrow air temperature weather in china。
BY the way i had seen earth apple in early years too.

18 Jul, 2012

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