Observation 187391: Scleroderma cepa Pers.

When: 2014-11-02

Seen at: UCSC, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: ESLP_Mycology

No specimen available

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Proposed Names

64% (3)
Recognized by sight
84% (1)
Used references: Kuo, Scleroderma Key, MushroomExpert.com Important features are small size, thick peridium, purple/black gleba.

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Important features to recognize:
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-11-05 17:42:00 CST (-0500)

1) small, about 1 inch in diameter.
2) Peridium (outer shell) bruises red.
3) Basal tuft of rhizomorphs (root-like threads).
4) No pseudostipe.

Created: 2014-11-05 12:37:51 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2014-11-07 19:18:57 CST (-0500)
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