Observation 174765: Scleroderma polyrhizum (J.F. Gmel.) Pers.
When: 2014-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Near base of Pinus contorta. Peridium to 5mm thick at basal attachment, with lots of ropey rhizomorphs.

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In situ. Showing gray-brown gleba.
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With thick, ropey rhizomorphs which combine to form the base underground.
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Very thick 4-6 mm peridium, especially at base. No red staining visible.
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Gleba chocolate brown to light brown where exposed by peridium cracking.
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Rhizomorphs combine under ground to establish basal pad. Thick peridium.

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Used references: Kuo’s Scleroderma key at MushroomExpert.com

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