When: 2018-11-01

Collection location: near Georgetown, El Dorado Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: fewteeth

No specimen available

never seen a bicolored puffball. When fresh, it was bright red on the bottom and dead white on top. As it aged, the red faded and the white part grew to twice its size. A puffball parasite on a puffball?


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Recognized by sight: Was there any oak around? This species is very rare in the foothills but there is observation 262545

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Might these be gastroboletus?
By: Pgrunow
2018-11-01 15:37:36 PDT (-0700)

Or does that seem wrong?

Did you…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-11-01 14:27:14 PDT (-0700)

…cut these in half? It might be a malformed button stage of a bolete… Rubroboletus eastwoodieae perhaps?

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