Observation 194842: Disciseda bovista (Klotzsch) Henn.

When: 2014-12-24

Collection location: Serra de São Mamede, Portugal [Click for map]

Who: zaca

No specimen available

This looks like an Astraeus hygrometricus lacking the rays.

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This is wonderful
By: Davide Puddu (Davide Puddu)
2015-12-24 13:31:00 PST (-0800)

Thanks for sharing

Thanks , Randy, for your proposal.
By: zaca
2014-12-30 14:04:21 PST (-0800)

It seems that the microscopic data fits well in D. bovista; D. candida is similar with smaller spores.

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