Observation 120230: Scleroderma polyrhizum (J.F. Gmel.) Pers.

When: 2012-12-16

Collection location: Jasper Co., Missouri, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)

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S. polyrhizum likely.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-12-17 16:23:34 PST (-0800)

One of the larger specimens, too. Would like to see spores for greater certainty. But matches in most respects Kuo’s Scleroderma Key.

One of the ugliest fungi I’ve ever seen….
By: Jon Shaffer (watchcat)
2012-12-17 10:59:14 PST (-0800)

but your suggestion seems better, especially after seeing some of the photos here for same. Jon

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