Observation 140047: Calvatia cyathiformis (Bosc) Morgan

When: 2013-06-27

Collection location: Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, Canada [Click for map]

49.1759° -107.7058° 860m

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

No specimen available

On hills in Two Trees Trail area (West Block of GNP)
An old specimen with outer surface mostly cracked off and foam textured super soft purple spore mass exposed
Hilly grassland habitat (see pic)

Proposed Names

83% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Large puffball with cracking outer surface and distinctly purple spores
Used references: Mushrooms Demystified 2nd Ed. (Arora 1986)

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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