Observation 219838: Clathrus ruber P. Micheli ex Pers.

When: 2015-10-14

Collection location: UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley, Alameda Co, California, USA [Click for map]

37.8717° -122.2728°

Who: s_klein@berkeley.edu (s_klein)

No specimen available

Smelled of rotting meat which attracted many flies. Mature mushrooms were a red orange basket lattice. Large white rhizomorphs. Young mushrooms in egg like volva.
Found on soil under ivy.


Clathrus ruber old and young specimens.
Clathrus ruber spores.
Ellipsoid, narrow, white.
fly attracted to smell

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