When: 2016-05-25

Collection location: Olifantsfontein, Gauteng, Pretoria, South Africa [Click for map]

Who: Liz Popich (Lizzie)

No specimen available

Notes:
Puffball-like, height approx 100mm, underground stalk, yellow-green spore mass, growing at base of and attached to eucalyptus trees.

Images

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side view
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underground stalk
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cross section
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mature specimen / spore

Proposed Names

61% (2)
Recognized by sight: The yellow-green spore mass does not say P. arrhizus to me, Liz. There are several Pisoliths in South Africa, but most are associated with Acacia

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Agree
By: Liz Popich (Lizzie)
2016-05-27 02:31:13 CST (+0800)

I also thought the spore colour do not agree with the cinnamon-brown of P.arhizus.