Observation 62599: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2011-01-19

Collection location: Briarcrest Neighborhood, Shoreline, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Tim Sage (T. Sage)

No specimen available

Founds two ‘puffs’, one was already empty and threw me off. It almost looked like a strange cup fungus.

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I don’t think so….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2011-01-21 16:28:59 PST (-0800)

But am unsure. I’ll try to check back.

S. areolatum group, anyway.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-01-21 15:56:29 PST (-0800)

The powdery sporemass plus the erosion of the top half or third of the peridium suggests S. areolatum to me. Was there Pinus contorta nearby?

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