Observation 58507: Scleroderma Pers.
When: 2010-11-11
No herbarium specimen

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Absolutely….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-11-23 12:06:53 CST (-0500)

I would be honored for you to use my photo!

Can I use this?
By: Andy (enderwilson)
2010-11-23 11:57:55 CST (-0500)

The first photo is a nice representative of Scleroderma, do you mind if I use it for a publication? I’ll add it to a figure and send it to you so you know how it’s being used. And give you appropriate credit for the photo of course!

Growing side-by-side
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2010-11-11 22:34:33 CST (-0500)

I am reasonably sure they are the same species. Growing inches from the top specimen.

S. areolatum for 2 upper photos.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-11-11 22:17:09 CST (-0500)

But I think the bottom is more like S. cepa. The peridium (the outer shell) looks more yellow in this specimen, and I suspect the gleba (interior) will be quite hard. S. areolatum should be somewhat soft and spongy on the inside, while S. cepa has a gleba similar to a superball.

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