Observation 219734: Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff.
When: 2015-10-17
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Spores:
Measurements are as presented in Figure 5. They were obtained from an older specimen found 10-1-15 one log down from these. The slide was mounted with IPA then H2O unstained. Image taken at 1000x magnification calibrated with an OMAX stage micrometer.

3.4 [3.8 ; 4] 4.3 × 3.3 [3.6 ; 3.8] 4.2 µm
Q = [1 ; 1.06] 1.1 ; N = 30 ; C = 95%
Me = 3.9 × 3.7 µm ; Qe = 1

Taste: Fairly good fried with onions and peppers.

Images

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Figure 1. Closeup of Lower Log
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Figure 2. Closeup of Upper Log
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Figure 3. Lower Log
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Figure 4. Upper Log
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Figure 5. Spores From Specimen Found Earlier

Proposed Names

80% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, D.; Mushrooms Demystified, 2nd ed.; Ten Speed Press: New York, 1986; pp 691- 692.
Based on microscopic features: Reference spore size 3-4.5 um, round, smooth which is consistent with Figure 5.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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