Observation 116358: Scleroderma areolatum Ehrenb.

When: 2012-11-04

Collection location: Davis, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Byrain

Specimen available

Notes:
Spores spiny/bumpy, not reticulate.
Spore range = 10 – 13 × 10 – 13 μ
Average spore = 11.55 × 11.3 μ
Q range = 1 – 1.09
Average Q = 1.02
20 spores measured, spines not measured.

Growing alongside a bike path under Quercus lobata, walnut, and other hardwoods, parts of the pseudostipe got left in the ground for a few specimens.

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With KOH
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With KOH
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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH
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Spores, 1000x, mounted in KOH, 1μ divisions

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