Observation 144252: Scleroderma hypogaeum Zeller
When: 2013-08-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Single older specimen found near curb near Lodgepole pine. Largest specimen I found today. Like many Sclerodermas, this probably has a sterile base that broke off when I plucked it.

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In situ.
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After picking, looking at the base upward.
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Side shot showing what I could salvage.
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Small opening at the highest point of the cap.

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29% (1)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomExpert.com Went back on 9/3 and dug base. Base was 4 inches under surface.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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