Observation 202719: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2015-04-07

Collection location: Scientia 627-Jr, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa [Click for map]

Who: Glen van Niekerk (primordius)

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2015-04-15 13:27:04 CDT (-0400)

for sure, Glen. The rose-tint to the cut peridium will suggest one or more species in at least one key. Sclerodermas are poisonous, and should be considered toxic until PROVEN otherwise. They are known to have caused the death of a 110-pound pot-bellied pig in Vancouver, Washington.

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