Name: Calvatia rubroflava (Cragin) Lloyd
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Calvatia rubroflava

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Author: (Cragin) Lloyd

Citation: Mycol. Writ. 1(2): 12 (1899)

Synonym(s):Calvatia candida (Rostk.) Hollós


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Lycoperdaceae

Genus: Calvatia

Species: Calvatia rubroflava

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Fruiting Body: 2-10 cm broad, 1.5-5 cm tall, round to slightly flattened, distinctly furrowed in the lower portion. The flesh quickly stains bright yellow or orange to reddish orange when injured. Young fruiting bodies are white but gradually change color to yellow, then orange or reddish brown. The sterile base is pointed, and narrowly attached to the ground. The flesh is white, becoming greenish orange; it is persistent, not powdery.

Microscopic Features: Spores 3-5 µ; round; minutely roughened; with a short tail. Capillitial threads 2-7 µ wide; thick-walled; deeply pitted.

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By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2014-01-14 12:01:35 CST (-0500)

Current Name:
Calvatia candida (Rostk.) Hollós, Term. Füz. 25: 112 (1902)

Calvatia candida (Rostk.) Hollós, (1904) var. candida
Calvatia candida var. rubroflava (Cragin) G. Cunn., Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 51(3): 368 (1926)
Calvatia rubroflava (Cragin) Lloyd, Mycol. Writ. 1(2): 12 (1899)
Langermannia candida Rostk., Deutschl. Fl., 3 Abt. (Pilze Deutschl.) 5(18): 25 (1839)
Lycoperdon candidum (Rostk.) Bonord.
Lycoperdon rubroflavum Cragin, Bull. Washburn Coll. Lab. Nat. Hist. 1(2): 30 (1885)

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