Observation 164804: Clathrus crispus Turpin

When: 2014-04-13

Collection location: Fazenda Barranco Alto, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Susanne Sourell (suse)

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A possibility?
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2015-03-10 15:24:03 CDT (-0500)

It looks quite similar to Clathrus transvaalensis from South Africa. But this species is not known from South America (to my knowledge). Consequently Clathrus crispus is the far better naming option.


possibly the creepiest fungus ever posted on MO
By: Jonathan M
2014-05-07 21:24:11 CDT (-0500)

Created: 2014-05-07 14:28:45 CDT (-0500)
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