Observation 23743: Scleroderma Pers.

When: 2009-07-31

Collection location: Forest near Elgin St., Pembroke, Ontario, Canada [Click for map]

Who: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)

No specimen available

In Zone 02. The same fungus was seen in the same spot last year.

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29% (1)
Recognized by sight: Thick skin; cracked into patches near top
64% (2)
Recognized by sight: probably, but hardly areolatum

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Cross-section would help
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2009-08-01 15:58:17 MDT (-0600)

Including peridium, gleba and base, including any rhizomorphic attachment to base. I suspect this is S. areolatum. But S. areolatum has a relatively thin peridium for a Scleroderma. Thicker peridium would indicate S. laeve, S. cepa or other. S. areolatum typically has a few mm thick peridium, often paper thin.

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