Observation 89066: Lycoperdon Pers.
When: 2011-09-19
No herbarium specimen
0 Sequences

This mushroom was found on a foray that Italian mycologist, Silvano Pizzardo organized with Ennio Giusti and Albert Casiero. Local area mycologists,Anna Maria Marini and Monticello Otto, identified this mushroom as Lycoperdon saccatum in the field. After the foray the ID was confirmed by Silvano Pizzardo, “Coordinator pro tempore” of the Federation Veneti (Mycology) Groups.

Proposed Names

-16% (2)
Recognized by sight
-30% (3)
Used references: This is the current name according to Species Fungorum below
63% (3)
Recognized by sight
-3% (4)
Recognized by sight

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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Ahhh, ok…..
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-03-12 15:48:15 CST (-0500)

That makes sense! Thanks!

I suppose
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2012-03-12 12:51:06 CST (-0500)

it’s because L. saccatum is deprecated in favour of others with lower votes..

How come the consensus….
By: Tim Sage (T. Sage)
2012-03-12 12:48:39 CST (-0500)

Is on Lycoperdon (45%) instead of L. saccatum (54%)?

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2012-03-11 11:16:07 CST (-0500)

According to Sarasini, the current name is Calvatia excipuliformis and the other two you have noted are listed as synonyms.
Sarasini, Mario. 2005. Gastermiceti Epigei. Associazione Micologica Bresadola, Trento. 406p.

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