Observation 172638: Scleroderma citrinum Pers.

When: 2014-08-05

Collection location: Fitzgerald Lake Preserve, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: DudeFeesh (mmsahler)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomExpert.com

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Scleroderma citrinum
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-08-05 21:06:14 MST (-0700)

like all Sclerodermas, should be considered poisonous until proven otherwise. The inside (gleba) should be dark brown to purple-brown. The prominent scales on individual plates of the peridium (skin) largely gives this away. It is one of the easiest Sclerodermas to identify.

Created: 2014-08-05 18:20:54 MST (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-08-05 21:03:34 MST (-0700)
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