Observation 94830: Calvatia lloydii Zeller & Coker
When: 2012-05-12
(42.069° 122.6041° 1293m)
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: This was growing in some grass near Doug. fir at ~ 4200 ft. on the Pacific Crest Trail about 6 miles from the California border.
It was 8.5 cm across X 7.2 cm high.
It is rather immature but it doesn’t seem to have a sterile base.The peridium was fairly thick.
the last two photos are of the immature spores and capillitium in Congo red.

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Thanks Steph,
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2014-04-23 13:24:10 HST (-1000)

I had started to think about changing the name….thought maybe I had been a little too premature.
Ron

Calvatia loydii
By: Steph Jarvis (Steph Jarvis)
2014-04-23 12:08:52 HST (-1000)

This is Calvatia lloydii. Although, my ITS data shows that this is in LYCOPERDON. No big surprise though.
Great photos!

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