Notes: The index to the MOMS voucher specimen database is located here.

All voucher entries include additional photos, micrographs, and a spore
description. Please consult this additional material before voting.

The fungal herbarium of the Missouri Mycological Society is now
located in the William and Lynda Steere Herbarium at the New York
Botanical Garden. To obtain a sample, please follow their protocol:

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Lycoperdon pulcherrimum
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2017-10-04 13:57:26 PDT (-0700)

" … As the mushroom matures, the spines are shed, leaving a smooth, shiny, brown to dark purple-brown surface. "

Wrong color
By: Patrick Harvey (pg_harvey)
2017-10-04 13:55:44 PDT (-0700)

“Lycoperdon curtisii … white becoming a pale brown … "