A hail of tiny bullets rattled against the panel, and exploded, each in a puffball of flame.
It is called the puffball in English, but its French name is the vesse-de-loup.
In the light of dawn the deadly red haze was forming once more over the puffball plain.
So he took the puffball back and showed it to the young man.
All varieties of puffball with a pure white interior are harmless, if eaten before becoming crumbly and powdery.
As he set foot on O'Connell bridge a puffball of smoke plumed up from the parapet.
Then the puffball became as light as a feather and turned black.
The puffball very quickly increased in size and weight so that it was all the turtle could bear.
It was as if each man at every step crushed with his toe a puffball that discharged its powdery particles upward into his face.
In a night a puffball will grow prodigiously, and in the same short period a mass of paste may be covered with mould.