Observation 28645: Scleroderma Pers.
When: 2009-11-23
No herbarium specimen

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Recognized by sight
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Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Too many Scleroderma species are morphologically identical, microscopy is necessary to narrow it down to species in most cases. Though this could very well be S. citrinum; I found one the other day that I identified as S. citrinum, and Fred Stevens checked it out microscopically, and confirmed that it was that species based on the ornamentation of the spores.

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Could be Scleroderma sp. nov.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-11-24 22:50:49 UTC (+0000)

Need to get collection. I have never seen what appears to my eye to be green-staining near the base on the peridium and slightly into the gleba. Nor have I read of a species described that way. While this is similar to S. citrina, I suspect it may be something completely new, possibly something closer to S. areolatum based on the fibrous interior of the gleba, but definately NOT S. areolatum as I understand that species.

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