Observation 49628: Scleroderma cepa group

When: 2010-08-03

Collection location: Mansfield Center, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: Kira (Kiradee)

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:38 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Mansfield Center, CT’ to ‘Mansfield Center, Connecticut, USA

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Texture of interior?
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-08-06 15:12:37 PDT (-0700)

Appears to be either S. cepa or S. areolatum. Difference is texture of gleba. If porous and marshmallow-like, then S. areolatum. If firm/solid, then S. cepa. I’m leaning toward S. cepa, as there is pinkish bruising of the peridium (outer skin).

Created: 2010-08-04 13:38:01 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2010-08-26 18:40:18 PDT (-0700)
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