Observation 225520: Scleroderma duckei

When: 2015-07-25

Collection location: Parque Nacional Viruá and Caracaraí, Roraima, Brazil [Click for map]

Who: Susanne Sourell (suse)

No specimen available

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Proposed Names

31% (2)
Recognized by sight
57% (1)
Used references: Iuri G. Baseia, Discovery or Extinction of New Scleroderma Species in Amazonia? PLoS One. 2016; 11(12) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5176273/

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Purplish brown gleba
By: Susanne Sourell (suse)
2015-12-17 01:31:24 EST (-0500)

I watched its development. At maturity the skin ruptured and revealed a purple brown gleba. I don’t have made a picture from this stage of this observation. I will post another observation of same species shortly.

Do you have a photo of a cross section?
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-12-16 19:21:10 EST (-0500)