When: 2015-05-20

Collection location: JFK Arboretum, County Wexford, Ireland [Click for map]

Who: vsumycologylab

No specimen available

Lycoperdon excipuliforme:
Bell-shaped fungi
Cluster of 9 found
Fungi are 4.5-8.5 cm in length and 1.8-4 cm in width
Billowy and soft like a marshmallow
White on sides, dark brown on top
Tiny holes on top (ostioles) ~5-7 on each
Edges on top fold over
Appear porous on outside, are porous on inside
No gills
Circular spores 4 micrometers all around
Appear to be rough (warted on outside)


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Lycoperdon 2
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Used references: The Encyclopedia of Fungi of Britain and Europe by Michael Jordan

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