Observation: Clathrus crispus Turpin (6136)

 

Observation: Clathrus crispus Turpin (6136)

When: 2006-06-15
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

74% (3)
Eyes3 f2fd2c9d8b69e743ac1ff2cb38c5633900ff9ac4c4a7c047078b9f1769373936
Recognized by sight: the “coronas” are probably worn down. The gleba on C. ruber is on the inside, it’s around the rings here and there is no sign of it on the inner part.
Also these are really round…

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Eye3 5c6eddec590837031337afa65c6dae3ed8064bcb49913610a8e8567612a7f4e4 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 f2fd2c9d8b69e743ac1ff2cb38c5633900ff9ac4c4a7c047078b9f1769373936 = Current consensus

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By: Erin Page Blanchard (CureCat)
2008-01-22 03:14:51 PST (-0800)

Yeah, I almost thought C. crispus but there are no “coronas”(rings) around each of the holes. So it’s just a very round C. ruber, unlike those found in Northern California.

Just confirmed the id
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2008-01-21 17:47:43 PST (-0800)

Looks consistent with my experience of C. ruber, but just to be sure I went through the key in “Clathraceae” by D.M. Dring and confirmed it.

Great shot.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-01-21 10:51:03 PST (-0800)

Where in Mexico did you find this?

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