Observation 217373: Scleroderma bovista Fr.
When: 2015-09-27
No herbarium specimen

Notes: A pair fruiting in mulch bed beneath a mature live Oak at the edge of disturbed ground along a public sidewalk. One mature specimen already split and dispersing its powdery spore mass. Another younger specimen nearby. Please see photo captions for additional descriptions.

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Outer covering bruises purplish. Pinched pseudobase with copious mycelium attached.
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Hard, black immature spore mass with tiny white “threads.”
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Brownish-black powdery spore mass of mature specimen.
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Young specimen in situ.

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