Observation 3714: Clathrus bicolumnatus
When: 2007-06-13
Who: chuah
No herbarium specimen

Notes:

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:57:41 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘2550m asl, about 60 km west of Nairobi, Kenya’ to ‘About 60 km west of Nairobi, Kenya’

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Clathrus columnatus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2007-06-30 00:33:29 CEST (+0200)

I agree with Nathan, this looks like Clathrus columnatus. In checking the world monograph on the Clathraceae by D. M. Dring, Clathrus columnatus is recorded form three locations in Kenya; Mt Elgon, Krambu and from Nairobi. The two collections from Nairobi were made thirty years apart.

Looks more like a Clathrus than a Lysurus to me
By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2007-06-29 19:27:12 CEST (+0200)

For comparison see Clathrus columnatus on MushroomExpert.com.

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