Observation 281165: Scleroderma cepa group

When: 2017-07-07

Collection location: Tsukuba, Ibaragi, Japan [Click for map]

Who: lxjfx

Specimen available

Notes:
Growing scattered under roadside tree of Ginkgo biloba

Surface not blackened after becoming purple reddish when rubbed, brownish in NaOH; peridium up to 1mm thick; spores purplish brown, spiny, spines up to 1.5μm long

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Becoming purple reddish when rubbed
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NaOH reaction
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Spores (1 div = 1μm)

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
-28% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references:
- Kuo, M. (2011, July). The genus Scleroderma. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/scleroderma.html
- http://www.first-nature.com/fungi/scleroderma-verrucosum.php
Based on microscopic features:
- Shape of spores
- Size of spores and spines
- Brownish NaOH reaction
81% (1)
Based on microscopic features

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