Observation 141529: Scleroderma Pers.
When: 2013-07-31
No herbarium specimen

Proposed Names

21% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomExpert.com Needs microscopy for verification.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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I agree
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2013-08-01 11:45:06 PDT (-0700)

with you
Looks different from S. aerolatum
but I do not know and i do not have the possibility to know which

Compare with
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-08-01 09:57:11 PDT (-0700)

MO obs. 141517, with black spore mass (gleba). Your obs. has gray spore mass.

Looks likely to be Scleroderma michiganense, Eva.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-07-31 15:27:44 PDT (-0700)

This is one that need microscopy for accuracy. It does look like S. areolatum, but the spore mass is gray.

Keys out readily in Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomExpert.com, but couplet 6 and 7 require microscopy to be certain. Still, likely S. michiganense.

Created: 2013-07-31 11:06:56 PDT (-0700)
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