Observation 219732: Lycoperdon perlatum Pers.
When: 2015-10-10
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spores:
Measurements are as presented in Figure 5. They were obtained from an older specimen nearby. The slide was mounted with IPA then H2O unstained. Image taken at 1000x magnification calibrated with an OMAX stage micrometer.
3.6 [3.9 ; 4] 4.3 × 3.5 [3.7 ; 3.8] 4.1 µm
Q = 1 [1.0] 1.1 ; N = 44 ; C = 95%
Me = 3.9 × 3.8 µm ; Qe = 1

Taste:
These were great with garlic.

Proposed Names

80% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, D.; Mushrooms Demystified, 2nd ed.; Ten Speed Press: New York, 1986; pp 693- 694.
Based on microscopic features: Reference spore size 3.5-4.5 um, round and minutely spiny. This is consistant with what is present in Figure 5.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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