Observation 76071: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2011-09-11

Collection location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

Photos were sent to me asking if they are some kind of truffle. Near oak.

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: El interior es morado

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By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-09-11 20:25:52 CDT (-0400)
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2011-09-11 17:07:10 CDT (-0400)

Without a photo of the interior or the spores, they could be almost anything. The rhizomorphs on the exterior surface point toward Rhizopogon, but it’s weak evidence at best.

Created: 2011-09-11 16:31:24 CDT (-0400)
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