Observation 118180: Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff.
When: 2012-09-16
(41.5001° 87.1501° )
No herbarium specimen

Notes: -puffball type fungus found growing on bark of a dead log, cluster together very closely

-round shape and spongy, had a somewhat rough surface, not completely smooth, light brown.tan in color, with an off white center, 25mm X 24mm in size

-no stipe present, but was attached through a narrowing “stipe like” structure, it was 5mm long and 4mm wide

-spore shape was globose,

- spore measurements (length/width) (in micrometers) I tried to include the one of the largest and smallest spores I could find along with the majority of the same sized spores that I found. Measured with an 100x oil immersion objective.

1. 2.49/2.49
2. 3.32/3.32
3. 3.32/3.32
4. 4.15/4.15
5. 4.15/4.15
6. 2.49/2.49
7. 3.32/3.32
8. 3.32/3.32
9. 3.32/3.32
10. 3.32/3.32

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Eye3
Used references: mushrooms demystified by David Arora page 676
69% (3)
Eyes3
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