Observation 11650: Lycoperdon Pers.

When: 2008-09-28

Collection location: Strouds Run State Park, Athens, Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available



Proposed Names

61% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Used references: Aurora, p. 694, under L. pulcherrimum. Something about this photo reminds me of echidna (Spiny headhog). The spines are curved, not straight, like tiny hooks. The key to this is spine formation. I do not see the fusing of spines which would indicate L. pulcherrimum, which should have straight spines (at least according to Aurora).

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2008-09-28 11:30:29 EDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2008-09-28 11:30:29 EDT (-0400)
Viewed: 26 times, last viewed: 2017-06-05 03:52:21 EDT (-0400)