Observation 185800: Lycoperdon Pers.

When: 2014-10-23

Collection location: Turkey Point, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

29% (1)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. The description of the sterile base under L. pyriforme seems to apply here: “STERILE BASE small or well-deceloped, spongy when fresh, occupying the stemlike base (if base is present); chambers very small; sonspicuous white mycelial threads (rhizomorphs) usually radiating from the base and connected to others in the surrounding wood or humus.”

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Of course
By: Eva Skific (Evica)
2014-11-04 09:41:09 PST (-0800)

it’s possible …
it was different than what I find as Lycoperdon

but it could be Lycoperdon lividum

Chambered base?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-10-27 21:59:50 PDT (-0700)

Calvatia should have a uniform texture to the gleba. Could this be Lycoperdon or similar puffball?

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