Observation 216979: Pisolithus Alb. & Schwein.
When: 2015-09-26
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Fd. in ornamental planted area covered with bark mulch; across the sidewalk from a 14’ beech tree (closest mycorrhizal host). Fungus had already been stomped on, broken apart, and scattered.

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Close-up of gleba, with yellowish peridioles present.
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Yellow elongated peridioles embedded in slate-gray or lead-gray peridium.
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Another view of peridioles embedded in gleba.
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Mature (blackish marble shaped objects in foreground) and immature (yellowish) peridioles embedded in gleba.
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Peridium of Pisolithus, featuring small basal attachment, not well rooted (at least not after being stomped on and broken apart).

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Recognized by sight: The peridioles are distinctive.

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Created: 2015-09-26 13:49:21 PDT (-0700)
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