Observation 168064: Calvatia fumosa Zeller (Site ID) (Gastropila fumosa)

When: 2014-06-20

Collection location: Uinta National Forest, Utah, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Under mixed conifers around 10,000 feet. Each of these large firm puffballs is about the size of an avocado. Note the single “root” on each specimen.


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Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified; Observation on Mushroom Observer. Used to be called Handkea fumosa. Now Calvatia fumosa.
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Used references: As per Tuberale

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By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-06-23 21:20:07 PDT (-0700)

MO 167287, MO 166857, MO 3070.

Created: 2014-06-21 19:38:42 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2014-06-23 22:16:16 PDT (-0700)
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