Observation 153805: Termitomyces clypeatus R. Heim
When: 2013-11-27
No herbarium specimen

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“Babies” all grown up! :)
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“Babies” all grown up! :)
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“Babies” all grown up! :)
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“Babies” all grown up! :)

Proposed Names

66% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Had to remove the soil to expose the caps
Used references: G.C.A VAN DER WESTHUIZEN & ALBERT EICKER
FIELD GUIDE MUSHROOMS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2013-12-03 11:07:50 PST (-0800)

“T. clypeatus should have sharp spiniform perforatorium”

Yes, this has troubled me in the past, especially when comparing it to web photographs…

I have not managed to obtain your reference yet…..

I know professor Eicker personally – I think it it time to pay him a visit!

Did
By: Parker V
2013-11-29 10:40:52 PST (-0800)

the primordia have a fragile partial veil?

T. clypeatus should have sharp spiniform perforatorium

Yes…
By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2013-11-29 08:48:43 PST (-0800)

I like them when they are small and I can find them under ground – When the caps are open they contain numerous tiny maggots. These mushrooms have a nutty flavor and are quite delicious!

thanks!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-29 06:55:50 PST (-0800)

do you eat them?

Here you go
By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2013-11-29 05:45:05 PST (-0800)

as promised!!

many thanks in advance…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-27 11:19:28 PST (-0800)

Primordius!

With a screen name like that, how could you resist posting those Termitomyces babies??! ;)

I shall
By: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)
2013-11-27 11:08:04 PST (-0800)

post the mature fruit bodies ASAP!

nice primordia!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-11-27 07:48:10 PST (-0800)

can’t wait to see the mature fruit bodies!

Created: 2013-11-27 02:21:08 PST (-0800)
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