Observation 102523: Scleroderma Pers.
When: 2012-07-23
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: Smell coppery and metallic. Orange in KOH. With Arbutus unedo and Arctostaphylos.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2012-07-25 10:36:49 CDT (-0400)

Large, round spores with broad-based pointed spines.

Strawberry tree and Manzanita?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-07-24 14:50:12 CDT (-0400)

That’s quite a combination, Christian. I know nothing of Strawberry tree, as it is seldom planted in my area (and survives). Manzanita is much more common, and Sclerodermas are associated with it.

A copper/metallic smell. Done any microscopy yet?

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