Observation 186754: Lycoperdon nigrescens Wahlenb.

When: 2014-10-30

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

Who: Eva Skific (Evica)

No specimen available

Proposed Names

58% (1)
Eye3
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified. Arora and I disagree on this. Arora says “The species epithet is something of a misnomer. for I have never found it to have an odor other than the usual slightly unpleasant smell that all ripening puffballs develop.” IME handling a single L. foetidum then handling Arora’s newly signed book left a distinctive foul odor, which is still present (slightly) 27 years later.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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