Observation 46937: Battarrea phalloides (Dicks.) Pers.

When: 2010-06-15

Collection location: Lands End, San Francisco, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: BakerSt10

No specimen available


[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:02:08 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Lands End, San Francisco,California,USA’ to ‘Lands End, San Francisco, California, USA

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Proposed Names

-70% (4)
Recognized by sight: Growing with Monterey cypress
-87% (4)
Recognized by sight
96% (5)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: Great collection and photos of all the features!

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nice find.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-06-16 11:01:36 CDT (-0400)

this was one of the late Larry Stickney’s favorite non-edible mushrooms.

bizarre, indeed; it produces its spores from the TOP of the cap, in huge and continuous quantities. Don’t leave it lying about your house! plus, it smells bad…;)

Thanks CureCat !
By: BakerSt10
2010-06-16 09:38:46 CDT (-0400)

Wow! I knew it was something unusual

By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-06-15 18:35:25 CDT (-0400)

What a strange stalked puffball!

Created: 2010-06-15 18:18:23 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2010-08-14 17:18:20 CDT (-0400)
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