Observation 33827: Lycoperdon molle Pers.

Notes:
This one looks very similar to the one found in the same general area as last week( MO# 33567).
The spores were the same size as well as the ornamentation.
This one had a more distinct tough stem like base.
The total height of was 7 cm. and about 4.6 cm across.

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Lycoperdon molle
By: Steph Jarvis (Steph Jarvis)
2012-05-07 16:52:36 PDT (-0700)

Yes,
Definitely L. molle.
Sterigmal remnants in the mount w KOH. Turns slight green in KOH, (spores & capill.)
Echinulate spores. abundant pores in fragmented eucapill.
Enlarged rhizomorph – larger than normal.
Very beautiful specimen!
Thank you Ron!

looking at the spores..
By: damon brunette (damonbrunette)
2010-09-06 15:25:33 PDT (-0700)

they seem too thick walled to be molle. perlatum has thick walled cells as d o a couple other lycoperdon.

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