Observation 215272: Bovista Pers.

When: 2015-07-09

Collection location: Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

42.6351° -82.5001°

Who: Chris Hay (hayfield)

Specimen available


yellowish inside (maturing)
a little cluster of them in the soil
sequencing is in the works, will update observation later

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dissecting scope cross section – note peridium
in situ, too bright
dissecting scope above
dissecting scope below

Proposed Names

-56% (1)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: exoperidium almost smooth, slightly warty (not spiny)
Used references: Nordic Macromyces Vol 3 (Hansen & Knudsen 1997)
Sequence returns close matches with Bovista spp.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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