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Noun: earthball
  1. Any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles
    - false truffle, puffball, hard-skinned puffball
Noun: earth-ball  'urth,bol
  1. Any of various highly prized edible subterranean fungi of the genus Tuber; grow naturally in southwestern Europe
    - truffle, earthnut

Derived forms: earthballs, earth-balls

Type of: fungus

Part of: genus Scleroderma, genus Tuber, Scleroderma, Tuber

Encyclopedia: Earthball