Observation 218411: Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd

When: 2015-10-10

Collection location: Maple Shade, New Jersey, USA [Click for map]

39.9488° -74.9789°

Who: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)

No specimen available

A single specimen ~1.5 x the size of a baseball growing in leaf litter under beech trees. I left it undisturbed.

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A few weeks ago…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-10-11 19:24:54 CDT (-0500)

I found what I believe to be some Calvatia that are similarly sized (about softball sized), without the skull-shape or brownish scales, obs 217442 . These seemed to be on the verge of maturity, white gleba but appearing to be fully expanded.

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