Observation 98650: Lycoperdon Pers.

A medium-sized stalked puffball found during a hike up the Santa Rita Mountains. Looks to have various holes on the peridium, and the spines should be a big factor in determining its true ID. Occurs solitarily.

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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified
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Used references: Mushrooms Demystified, Wikipedia, Mushroom Expert.
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Lycoperdon perlatum?
By: Ivan Rodriguez (Ivan Rodriguez)
2012-06-29 14:50:26 PDT (-0700)

This is a candidate I came up with that looks to match it quite well. Let me know if there’s any conflicting characteristics with this possible ID.

Thanks for the tip.
By: Ivan Rodriguez (Ivan Rodriguez)
2012-06-29 14:43:47 PDT (-0700)

I’ll look into my guide in the genus Lycoperdon and see what candidates I can come up with, thanks again myxomop.

Created: 2012-06-29 13:46:16 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2012-06-29 20:09:57 PDT (-0700)
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