In situ. Associated with Quercus palustris (leaf for scale). Covered in leaf-like scales, which tend to peel.
Peridium irregularly cracking, the peeling like paper; dark brown surface.
Light gray-purple glebal. Peridium stains orange to reddish.
Tiny sterile base.

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