Large round black object that fell out of a tree is it a fungus

Asked July 26, 2020, 11:00 PM EDT

What is the name of the object in the attachment???

Shelby County Tennessee

1 Response

Fungi produce a lot of different types of fruiting bodies. I would suggest sending it to your state diagnostic lab, maybe they can ID it. Be sure to include what type of tree you think it fell from. Timely submission is important as most fungi deteriorate quickly.

Hope this helps.