Observation 77765: Handkea fumosa (Zeller) Kreisel
When: 2011-06-28
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: growing on ground in pine needle litter near Lodgepole pine

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Rhizomorphs not evident
By: David Rust (incredulis)
2011-10-03 16:42:57 PDT (-0700)

These were definitely mature when we found them, but without rhizomorphs. Outer skin was very smooth, not bumpy or scaly. Odd. I really have no idea, but we have the very messy dessicata.


By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-10-03 12:26:57 PDT (-0700)

a thick, bright white peridium surrounding a brown sporemass with seemingly no trace of green.

I’d expect both the surface and peridium of a Calvatia to be more visibly aged and discolored by the time the gleba had reached such obvious maturity.

one harebrained theory: a white Scleroderma?

Created: 2011-10-01 15:28:36 PDT (-0700)
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