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WELLINGTON, New Zealand – A couple in New Zealand are proud new parents of a supersized spud.

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Colin and Donna Craig-Brown of Wellington uncovered the 17-pound potato in their backyard on Aug. 30, after first mistaking it for a giant fungal growth, The Associated Press reported.

In addition to naming the potato Doug, dressing it up and posting photos on Facebook, the Browns are seeking to secure an international record. The heaviest potato recognized by Guinness World Records weighed just under 11 pounds and was found in Britain in 2011. The Browns are waiting to hear back from Guinness.

For now, Doug resides in the couple’s freezer. Colin told The Associated Press that he may use Doug to make potato vodka.