Observation 167287: Calvatia fumosa Zeller
When: 2014-06-13
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found on top of ground, in mixed Noble fir & Western hemlock forest. Sporocarp has toothmarks on it.


Underside of C.f., showing tooth marks.
Another photos of mycophagy.
Classic C.f., showing brown fibrous gleba, and thick peridium.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. It has long been believed that C. fumosa was spread by spores in animal scat. I think these photos confirm that belief.

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