Observation 123469: Scleroderma meridionale Demoulin & Malençon
When: 2013-01-26
Collection location: Braga, Portugal [Click for map]
No herbarium specimen

Notes: thin peridium, soft.

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TY Britney :)
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-27 15:24:47 CST (-0500)
thick peridium
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2013-01-27 13:16:59 CST (-0500)

and soft from age. Scleroderma.

I don’t want anything missing…
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-27 13:07:26 CST (-0500)

Here it the cross section. And now, what would it be?

w/o a cross section
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2013-01-27 11:41:03 CST (-0500)

it’s hard to say. Soft and with a thin peridium seems more like Lycoperdon to me. It vaguely resembled a recent observation of L. molle, which is where my vote came from.

I always
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-27 00:05:15 CST (-0500)

be confused between Scleroderma and Lycoperdon. But in this case I was more inclined to Lycoperdon, because it wasn’t tough at all, I had to be careful not to break it. It has a smooth surface. But I’m not sure if Scleroderma could be as thinner as this and I don’t know any Lycoperdon with that color. Bovista is smooth, but isn’t stalked, and the color is different…

It had powder inside
By: Elsa (pinknailsgirl)
2013-01-26 22:25:40 CST (-0500)

I didn´t break it. What Lycoperdon could it be?

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