Observation 205702: Sarcosphaera coronaria (Jacq.) J. Schröt.
When: 2015-05-30
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found alongside Ramaria rasilispora, R. botrytis and Boletus species.

Fading to almost bone white at maturity. Dried crispy specimens and young unopened bulbs were violet and deep purple inside cup context, as usual.

Conifer canopy: Douglas fir, Ponderosa pine, red alder, vine maple and cedar.

Elevation: 4000ft.

Temp: low 60’s.

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Massive sized fruiting s this season. Every location we encountered these and R.rasilispora-B. rex-veris and B. regineus were abundant
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Young purple cups, and aborted/scorched cups in relation to the fully expanded white specimen.
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Young purple cups, and aborted/scorched cups in relation to the fully expanded white specimen.
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Young purple cups, and aborted/scorched cups in relation to the fully expanded white specimen.

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Albino variety
By: Nicolas VAN VOOREN (NicoV)
2015-06-10 18:43:58 CEST (+0200)

This is the albino variety of S. coronaria. It can be found mixed with “normal” specimens.

Created: 2015-06-04 18:49:24 CEST (+0200)
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