Observation 147408: Phallus indusiatus Vent.

When: 2013-10-06

Collection location: Gibbon WLS, Jorhat, Assam, India [Click for map]

26.6968° 94.3501° 110m

Who: GIRISH GOGOI (girishgogoi)

Specimen available

Grows upon soil of bamboo thicket and decaying bamboo stumps.Egg is 3-4cm in diameter, white to dark brown in colour, smooth in texture and almost round in shape.The mature basidiocarp is up to 25 cm tall and girded with a net-like structure called the indusium (18cm broad) or skirt or veil that hangs down from the conical to bell-shaped cap extends to the volva. The fertile head or cap is gelatinus up to 4.5 cm tall, 3.5 cm broad, cap is reticulated (pitted and ridged) Basidiospores of P. indusiatus are thin-walled, smooth, bacillar, hyaline and measure 2–3 μm x 1–1.5 μm.

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