Observation 34211: Lycoperdon echinatum Pers.

When: 2010-02-20

Collection location: Dos Picos Park, San Diego Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Under coast live oak.


On display at the SDMS fungus fair.

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Recognized by sight: Pyrimidal warts

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Some other Lycoperdon
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-02-27 04:19:22 CST (-0500)

but echinatum has longer spines. Maybe curtisii or marginatum?

Some other Lycoperdon?
By: Douglas Smith (douglas)
2010-02-27 02:09:31 CST (-0500)

I thought L. perlatum has a mixture of larger and smaller warts, in a kinda hex pattern, where they can be rubbed off as single warts. This looks more like Lycoperdon echinatum, with the pyramidal warts.

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