Observation 144580: Scleroderma hypogaeum Zeller
When: 2013-09-03
No herbarium specimen

Notes: While the top was broken off yesterday, it was still quite hard and difficult to cut with a knife. Interior gleba purple-lavender to silky-gray near center; top of peridium very thin and red staining. Found near Lodgepole pine.

Species Lists


Black stains on Scleroderma.
Red at top of peridium (bottom of photo).
Base of sporocarp. Thick white ropey rhizomorphs extend outward for several inches.
No staining where bottom of sterile base is located.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomsExpert.com

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Created: 2013-09-03 21:58:17 CDT (-0500)
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