Observation 164804: Clathrus crispus Turpin

When: 2014-04-13

Collection location: Fazenda Barranco Alto, Pantanal, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Susanne Sourell (suse)

No specimen available

Species Lists


Proposed Names

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

= Observer’s choice
= Current consensus


Add Comment
A possibility?
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2015-03-10 13:24:03 PDT (-0700)

It looks quite similar to Clathrus transvaalensis from South Africa. But this species is not known from South America (to my knowledge). Consequently Clathrus crispus is the far better naming option.


possibly the creepiest fungus ever posted on MO
By: Jonathan M
2014-05-07 19:24:11 PDT (-0700)

Created: 2014-05-07 12:28:45 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-03-10 02:35:47 PDT (-0700)
Viewed: 137 times, last viewed: 2019-07-12 20:24:48 PDT (-0700)
Show Log