Observation 123511: Calvatia booniana A.H. Sm.
When: 2012-12-15
Who: J-Dar
No herbarium specimen

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Appears to fit C. booniana
By: J-Dar
2013-01-27 21:20:25 MST (-0700)

I was using Aurora keys, hence C. gigantea ID…should probably consult more current taxonomy before creating an observation. Thanks Irene. WCC, there is apparently a coastal variety occurring in grasslands that is not as warty as typical C. booniana from arid regions.

2013-01-27 16:16:36 MST (-0700)

Booniana is found in arid climates, so probably not. Booniana typically is not as round as gigantea, and has larger warts.

Scaly surface
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2013-01-27 10:55:09 MST (-0700)

-could it be booniana? It’s not gigantea.

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