Observation 98570: Calvatia rubroflava (Cragin) Lloyd

When: 2012-06-28

Collection location: Gainesville, Florida, USA [Click for map]

Who: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: golden-orange puffball, described from Kansas

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thanks Christian!
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-06-30 01:28:02 CEST (+0200)
Does appear to match Calvatia rubroflava
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2012-06-30 00:07:18 CEST (+0200)

in Smith, Smith & Weber’s How to Know the Non-Gilled Fungi, p. 236. Description: “Fruiting body 2-10 cm wide, 1.5-5 cm high; peridium thin, practically one-layered, breaking up and falling away at maturity; sterile base occupying about 1/3 of fruiting body, not cellular; gleba yellow to olive yellow or olive orange; capillitial threads 2.2-6.6 microns wide, pits 1-3 microns broad; spores 3-5 (5.5) x 3-5 microns, subglobose, weakly ornamented, lightly pigmented.
In grassy areas and cultivated soil, widely distributed but more typically southern than northern.”

really strange
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-06-29 04:26:20 CEST (+0200)

a puffball perhaps, as Darv suggested, but Gasteromycetes doesn’t hold any taxonomic weight anymore.

mixed woods…predominately oak.
By: Richard Kneal (bloodworm)
2012-06-29 03:15:28 CEST (+0200)
Tree association?
By: Britney Ramsey (Riverdweller)
2012-06-29 03:12:23 CEST (+0200)

I can’t quite make out the leaves, what are the trees? :)

Created: 2012-06-29 03:08:03 CEST (+0200)
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