Observation 147016: Scleroderma hypogaeum Zeller

When: 2013-09-29

Collection location: 7800 SE Stephens, Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon, USA [Click for map]

Who: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)

No specimen available

Associated with Colorado Blue spruce and a shrub (peanut-butter smelling leaf) in neighbor’s front yard. Almost no base, peridium staining lightly pink (right side, third photo), no scales on peridium.

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In situ. Debris is from Colorado Blue spruce.
Close-up of excavated sporocarp.
Interior of gleba, and peridium.

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

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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