Observation 10245: “Gasteromycetes” Fr.

When: 2008-08-30

Collection location: Nunavut, Canada [Click for map]

Who: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)

No specimen available

these are from the arctic tundra in nunavut.
i stepped on the mushroom and some green stuff came out.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:59:06 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Canada, Nunavut’ to ‘Nunavut, Canada’



Proposed Names

-17% (3)
Recognized by sight: The very thick peridium, combined with powdery spore mass, indicates Scleroderma. The peridium ornamentation is unusual, but this could easily be a species novum. Otherwise it looks close to S. areolatum.
10% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight

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The center starts white, changes color as spores develope.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-09-01 10:30:30 CDT (-0400)

I can see a partially white context in one of the broken fruit bodies in your photo.

By: arcticshrrom (arctic_shroom)
2008-08-31 21:07:39 CDT (-0400)

it was a muddy looking, greenish color coming out.
i never saw no white stuff.

not with a white turning greenish spore mass..
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-31 14:28:15 CDT (-0400)

…it’s an unknown puffball, genus still unknown. unusual critter, may be an undescribed sp. not a lot known about the tundra shrooms as far as I know, but now we have a man on the ground!

it’s a puffball of some kind…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-31 10:50:53 CDT (-0400)

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