Observation 216367: Scleroderma Pers.

Under Lodgepole pine (note needles).


In situ.
From midpoint of sporocarp downward was all below ground.
Thin peridium with brown gleba and top of peridium opening like a puffball. Note the white thizomorphs at base of pseudostipe.
Side photo of sectioned sporocarp, showing openings at top of peridium, where spores are released.

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Recognized by sight
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified; Kuo’s Scleroderma Key at MushroomExpert.

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Created: 2015-09-17 20:12:20 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2015-10-25 09:36:36 PDT (-0700)
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