Observation 132792: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2013-05-01

Collection location: Gainesville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

Specimen available

Proposed Names

55% (2)
Recognized by sight
8% (3)
Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma Key, MO observations

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-05-02 19:24:44 CDT (-0400)

Some Scleroderma species are used in bioremediation, usually to concentrate toxic metals. Sclerodermas concentrate mercury, among other metals.

By: Byrain
2013-05-01 13:27:00 CDT (-0400)

Can you pour some KOH on a fresh specimen and take pictures of the color change? Then look at the spores? Thanks. :)

Created: 2013-05-01 13:12:36 CDT (-0400)
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