Observation 122761: Scleroderma citrinum Pers.

When: 2012-12-25

Collection location: Sewickley Heights Borough Park, Sewickley, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)

No specimen available

Growing on ground under hardwoods.

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By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2013-01-23 08:59:59 CST (-0500)

Thanks for all the help, everyone. I love learning new things about fungi!

I saw lots of these empty Scleroderma shells…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2013-01-22 21:16:13 CST (-0500)

this past late fall. Here’s one that looks a lot like your obs, Ann.
The only reason for my not posting as “I’d call it that” is that I had seen at least one other somewhat similar species of Scleroderma in the woods this past year. But S. citrinum seems very likely, as this is a very common species.

So, this is the INSIDE
By: Ann B. (Ann F. Berger)
2013-01-21 18:45:17 CST (-0500)

of the Scleroderma citrinum? With the spores all washed out?

Walt please take a look
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-14 11:04:07 CST (-0500)

at my obs. http://mushroomobserver.org/122310?q=zLcd it may be a S. citrinum too, what do you think?

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