Observation 57617: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2010-10-31

Collection location: Rose Bay, New South Wales, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Lucy (lucya)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: Soft spore mass, large sterile base, staining red when cut open, darker spots on the surface

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S. areolatum group, I’d say.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-11-04 11:35:05 CST (-0500)

With that prominent sterile base and pink-staining. But I’m a novice with Australian species, so it’s just a guess. A. areolatum has a soft, marshmallow-like spore-mass, quite different than most other Sclerodermas.

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