Public Description of Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff.

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Name: Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae

General Description:

Widely distributed in Europe & N. America


on wood

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Lycoperdon species


Edible, used on wounds,


Current Name:
Lycoperdon pyriforme Schaeff., Fung. Bavar. Palat. 4: 128 (1774)

Lycoperdon pyriforme ß tessellatum Pers., Syn. meth. fung. (Göttingen) 1: 148 (1801)
Morganella pyriformis (Schaeff.) Kreisel & D. Krüger [as ‘pyriforme’], in Krüger & Kreisel, Mycotaxon 86: 175 (2003)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)

Created: 2011-12-10 03:15:45 11 (1100) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
Last modified: 2011-12-10 03:15:45 11 (1100) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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