Observation 59352: Calvatia fragilis (Vittad.) Morgan
When: 2010-11-19
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: found in open, grassy meadow lined with pine and fir.


mushroom base
note purple spores!
400x in KOH. note natural purple color!
1000x in KOH. Note spiny purple spores!

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Recognized by sight: same collection found by David Rust.

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baseball sized and smaller.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-11-22 08:45:43 PST (-0800)
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2010-11-22 08:22:30 PST (-0800)

Do you remember size? I like how the top peridium degrades/peels quickly exposing the gleba.

photos of purple spores added.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-11-21 10:08:36 PST (-0800)

Created: 2010-11-20 10:39:52 PST (-0800)
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