Observation 206818: Scleroderma polyrhizum (J.F. Gmel.) Pers.

When: 2013-08-26

Collection location: Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA [Click for map]

Who: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)

No specimen available

I’m just guessing on this. This is a papery skinned puffball I’ve never run across again. The fruits are about golfball-sized.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: confusing when young – obvious when open in star pattern.

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By: Geoff Balme (geoff balme)
2015-06-16 16:52:44 CDT (-0400)

Thank you, Zaca! I’ll check these out!

Maybe S. polyrhizum
By: zaca
2015-06-16 16:30:57 CDT (-0400)

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