Observation 146173: Scleroderma cepa Pers.
When: 2013-09-22
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Associated with Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta).


In hand, with irregularly-sized scales without warts, flaking off at top.
Bottom of basal tuft, easily breaking off.
In situ.
Broken open. Purple gleba with white fibrous threads. Solid, firm. Base more a pedicel, like a golf tee. Peridium stains bright red.

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Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma key at MushroomExpert.com

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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