Observation 84711: Calvatia pyriformis Kreisel
When: 2011-10-06
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found about 100 feet from the Xalapa herbarium.

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Calvatia pyriformis…
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2011-12-17 02:59:59 CST (-0500)

looks good to me.

is this
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2011-12-16 22:46:40 CST (-0500)


what you had in mind? this was one I snagged from fungaljungal, listed as Calvatia pyriformis there.

rosy puffball
By: Larry (knowyourmushrooms)
2011-12-16 13:41:31 CST (-0500)

this flat-topped, soft fleshed mushroom is a Lycoperdon, I feel. We have encountered it in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia. the context gets yellow, then olive green and soft with a smell typical of Lycoperdon. The rosy color of the thin peridium is characteristic, and I have not observed a pore on top.

Created: 2011-12-16 03:31:36 CST (-0500)
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