Observation 174772: Scleroderma cepa Pers.
When: 2014-08-20
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Partially epigeous sporocarp of Scleroderma found amidst Lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) debris.

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In situ.
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Note white basal rhizomorphs. Literally attached to roots of Pinus contorta.
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Thick peridium beginning to crack open, exposing purple-black gleba.
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Sliced sporocarp, showing reddish-staining peridium where cut.
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Reddish staining most strong at base of sporocarp.

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

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Created: 2014-08-20 22:27:02 EDT (-0400)
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